ANTIQUE 15K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL LYRE PLAYER & MUSES CAMEO BROOCH c1870. An antique solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch; beautifully made, with applied decoration to the bezel, and holding a natural shell cameo, finely carved to depict a classical bearded figure playing a lyre & attended by two muses, one holding a mask. CONDITION : All original and very good.
Slight signs of wear, faint denting & light tarnish commensurate with age and use. One or two faint natural stress lines to shell just visible, of no consequence.DIMENSIONS : 58 x 52 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter. All orders are sent professionally packed & fully insured for your peace of mind!
Please don't forget VAT is payable on all items apart from gold coins! See below for further details. The item "ANTIQUE 15K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL LYRE PLAYER & MUSES CAMEO BROOCH c1870" is in sale since Friday, February 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos". The seller is "nalfie" and is located in Sale.This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia.