World Class Carved Shell Athena / Minerva Cameo Circa 1870

World Class Carved Shell Athena / Minerva Cameo Circa 1870

World Class Carved Shell Athena / Minerva Cameo Circa 1870
A truly beautiful antique, naturally multi-layered/colored, highly translucent shell cameo brooch. Finely hand carved in high relief depicting Athena/Minerva, the mythical Goddess of War. Set in a high quality intricate Etruscan style mount made of solid silver stamped. 800 with a brilliant gold wash. Distinctly stamped with a 4 character band of European silver'control marks' on the lower back inside of the mount.

All original in superb condition. 2 1/2" Tall x 2" Wide.

A hefty 28.8 Grams. __________________________________________________ Jackson's On Main sells high quality art and antiquities at excellent prices from both our extensive collection and from the private collections of our clients and various estates.

Jackson's On Main 209 West Main Street Mount Sterling, KY 40353 United States QUESTIONS. Jackson's On Main History. Our business was established in 1966 by Claude and William Jackson, father and son, in Hollywood, California. Claude Jackson (now deceased) was a well known West Coast artist who executed numerous fine works many depicting the great movie stars of early Hollywood. Several of his works have been published and those originals now reside in the collections of various noted individuals and institutions. Most notable probably is his depiction of Marilyn Monroe in his'Red Kimono', 1975, published as the centerfold in Roger Taylor's anthology.

As time passed we diversified and grew and now we maintain a 3,000 square foot full service walk-in art and antique Gallery in Mt. We are fully staffed and equipped to provide prompt professional service and we guarantee ALL sales to be as described. We also are always interested in purchasing quality art works and we pay top dollar.

Please send pictures for quotes. We guarantee your full satisfaction with every sale. Bill and Donna Jackson Owners. The item "WORLD CLASS CARVED SHELL ATHENA / MINERVA CAMEO CIRCA 1870" is in sale since Tuesday, July 25, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos".

The seller is "jacksonsonmain" and is located in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. This item can be shipped worldwide.


World Class Carved Shell Athena / Minerva Cameo Circa 1870


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