ANTIQUE 9K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL THREE GRACES VENUS & MARS CAMEO BROOCH c1880
ANTIQUE 9K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL THREE GRACES VENUS & MARS CAMEO BROOCH c1880. An antique natural shell cameo; beautifully hand carved to depict Canova's'The Three Graces and Venus Dance Before Mars', in a simple solid 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts) mount for wear as a brooch. A beautiful, sought after and fabulously carved cameo - extremely collectable & so wearable too! Slightest signs of high shell detail wear, faintest natural stress lines just visible to shell, negligible - please examine pictures. DATE/MARKS : Around 1870/80, maybe a little older.
DIMENSIONS : 64 x 50 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 9K GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL THREE GRACES VENUS & MARS CAMEO BROOCH c1880" is in sale since Wednesday, October 17, 2018. 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.
- Metal: Yellow Gold
- Metal Purity: 9k
- Cameo material: Shell
- Time Period: Victorian
- Original or Reproduction: Original