Victorian Gold Cameo Shell Brooch

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Extremely fine Victorian shell cameo encased by an 18k yellow gold repousse bezel and containing a mythological portrait. A hand-carved cameo and hand forged bezel with curls of gold, alternating in directions and almost dancing around the centerpiece. Finished with a pin back and a bale, so it can be worn as a brooch or a pendant.
Details
Date of Manufacture
1830's Estate
Period
1830-1839
Metal
18k Gold
Yellow Gold
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
2.5 in. H x 2.13 in. W
6 cm H x 5 cm W
Dealer Location
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
JU120930302353
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1stdibs seller since 2009
Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

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