QUALITY ANTIQUE 18K FINELY CARVED SHELL ARCHANGEL GABRIEL CAMEO BROOCH c1880
An antique natural shell cameo, finely hand carved to depict the Archangel Gabriel, in a high quality solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) mount for wear as a brooch.
Such a beautiful carving...so collectible & very wearable!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Will benefit from a gentle clean.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1880/90. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 66 x 55 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 31.1 grams.