ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL RAPHAEL & MUSE CAMEO BROOCH c1880

ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL RAPHAEL & MUSE CAMEO BROOCH c1880
ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL RAPHAEL & MUSE CAMEO BROOCH c1880
ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL RAPHAEL & MUSE CAMEO BROOCH c1880
ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL RAPHAEL & MUSE CAMEO BROOCH c1880
ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL RAPHAEL & MUSE CAMEO BROOCH c1880
ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL RAPHAEL & MUSE CAMEO BROOCH c1880

ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL RAPHAEL & MUSE CAMEO BROOCH c1880
ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL RAPHAEL & MUSE CAMEO BROOCH c1880. An antique natural shell cameo; beautifully hand carved to depict a painter, most likely Raphael, with palette and his muse, in an ornate repoussé gold cased mount (of heavy duty hollow construction) for wear as a brooch. An unusual subject - beautifully portrayed, and in lovely original condition - both wearable and extremely collectable!

CONDITION : All original and generally good. Slight signs of wear and faint natural stresses to shell. Mount has had some old solder repairs and strengthening (mostly to back).

Some gilding wear visible - see pictures. DIMENSIONS : Mount 2 ¾ x 2 ¼ inches (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 VICTORIAN GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL RAPHAEL & MUSE CAMEO BROOCH c1880" is in sale since Friday, March 3, 2017. 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.
ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOLD FINELY CARVED SHELL RAPHAEL & MUSE CAMEO BROOCH c1880


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