ANTIQUE VICTORIAN 15K GOLD CARVED SHELL CUPID / EROS CAMEO EARRINGS c1860
A pair of antique solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) screw earrings; beautifully made, with applied 3-d vine-leaf highlights and set with natural shell cameos, each finely hand carved to depict cupid.
Lovely - high quality, very collectable & wonderfully wearable too!
CONDITION: Very good. Rolled gold wires old replacements. Slight signs of detail wear & tarnish commensurate with age and use. Need a light clean perhaps.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1860/70. Wires marked 'RG'.
DIMENSIONS: Total drop 33 x 18 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. 7.2 grams together.