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Antique French Sardonyx Cameo Gold Enamel Brooch



A rare French King Louis Philippe era sardonyx cameo brooch. The cameo is carved in high relief with a classical female bust and set in a large ornate 18K gold and cobalt blue enamel frame. The cameo is dated on the back ‘1842’. Size of the cameo 32 x 21 mm (1 1/4 in. x 13/16 in.) Overall size 50 x 39 mm (1 15/16 x 1 1/2 in.) Weight 21.3 grams Marked on pin guard with French eagle’s head assay mark.


  • Style
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    Mid-19th Century
  • Date of Manufacture
    c. 1842
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3154220681

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