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

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Date of Manufacture
    1830's Estate
  • Period
    1830-1839
    Dimensions
    2.5 in. H x 2.13 in. W
    6 cm H x 5 cm W
  • Seller Location
    Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Reference Number
    JU120930302353
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

Typical response time: 16 hours

Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

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