SUPERB ANTIQUE VICTORIAN 15K GOLD CARVED SHELL NIGHT & DAY CAMEO BROOCH c1870
An antique solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch; beautifully made, and set with an exceptionally finely hand carved natural shell cameo, depicting Nyx & Eos, goddesses of Night & Day, attended by an owl and an eagle.
Such a fabulous carving...so collectible & wonderfully wearable!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Faintest signs of wear commensurate with age and use.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1860/80. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 63 x 52 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm).
WEIGHT: Approx. 28.1 grams.