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Antique & Vintage Cameos

QUALITY ANTIQUE 15K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL ANTINOUS CAMEO BROOCH c1870

1,350.00

An antique natural shell cameo, finely hand carved to depict Antinous, in a high quality solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) for wear as a brooch.

Such a wonderful carving...co collectible & extremely wearable too!

CONDITION: Very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. A few faint natural stress lines just visible to shell, of no consequence. Cameo itself secured in antiquity, some solder visible to back.

DATE/MARKS: Around 1870/80. Not marked.

DIMENSIONS: 64 x 54 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. 25.4 grams.

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