ANTIQUE GEORGIAN FINELY CARVED CORAL BRACELET w/ HAND CLASP & MEDUSA CHARM c1820
An antique natural dark orange coral bracelet, with gold fittings and later dog clip, finely hand carved figure-8 and cameo links, including classical gods & masks with vine leaf and floral crown highlights, a wonderful Medusa drop (all the cameos with unusual frog and insect reverses) and a hand shaped end wearing a pearl set 'cuff'.
Such an intriguing & fabulous quality example...immensely collectible & extremely wearable too!
CONDITION: Generally very good. Slightest signs of natural wear & abrasions commensurate with age and use. Some hairlines & stresses visible, of no consequence. Clasp & possibly one or two link fittings old replacements.
DATE/MARKS: Cameos around 1820. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Approx. 8 inches long (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. grams.