PAIR of ANTIQUE 9ct GOLD CARVED SHELL CAMEO BROOCHES c1820 EROS, APHRODITE etc
A 'pair' of antique 9 carat gold brooch, set with natural shell cameos - each finely hand carved to depict scenes involving Eros, Aphrodite, Ares & Hermes.
Extremely collectible & so wearable!
CONDITION: Generally good. Originally part of a necklace or bracelet. Pin fittings old additions. Some detail wear & mount denting commensurate with age and use.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1820/30. Marked '9ct'.
DIMENSIONS: Around 29 x 24 mm each (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 9.7 grams together.