An attractively carved antique natural shell cameo; beautifully depicting two doves and two goddesses one holding flowers and the other carrying fruit, set in an ornate pinchbeck type gilt yellow metal mount, for wear as a pin.
Very pretty, high quality & extremely collectable...wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use, one or two small stresses to cameo- almost unnoticeable.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1870/80. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Mount 59 x 51 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm).
WEIGHT: Approx. 20.4 grams.
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