UNMOUNTED ANTIQUE GEORGIAN CARVED OYSTER SHELL CAMEO DIANA ? HUNTRESS & BOAR
An antique oyster shell cameo, hand carved to depict a classical hunter (possibly Diana) with a boar's head. With typical slate backing.
Such a lovely carving...so collectible & perfect for mounting into jewellery!
CONDITION: Very good. Slight signs of surface wear commensurate with age and use.
DATE/MARKS: Early 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 30 x 23 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. 4.1 grams.