Antique Silver Gold Carved Shell Cameo Pin Brooch C1890 Aphrodite Eros Swans For Sale
ANTIQUE SILVER GOLD CARVED SHELL CAMEO PIN BROOCH c1890 APHRODITE EROS SWANS
An antique natural shell cameo; hand carved to depict a classical figure (Aphrodite or Eros?) holding flowers and riding achariot being drawn by two swans, with a gilt metal bezel and later solid silver mount for wear as a pin.
An unusual subject...very collectable!
CONDITION:Slight wear commensurate with age and use.Remounted in antiquity.Smallnick to top of shell, see pictures. May benefit from a clean.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1880/90, possibly older. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS:Mount 52 x 39mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 12.3grams.
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