Finest Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hardstone Cameo Brooch With Pearl Border C1890
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Finest Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hardstone Cameo Brooch With Pearl Border C1890:
Stunning VictorianGold Hardstone Cameo Brooch with Pearl set Border c1890
A fine & rare VictorianGold Hardstone Cameo Brooch with Pearl set Border, which dates to c1890(please see the detailed close-up photographs provided, which form an integral part of the item's description).
This wonderful Antique Cameo is deeply carved and depicts a Classical Woman with a garland of vine leaves in her hair.
The carving is crisp and clean and her lovely face is beautifully defined, as shown; the detail & quality of the carving is simply sublime - indeed the carving is more than perfect in every detail and the delicacy of this piece is truly amazing.
The Hardstone Cameo is mounted in it's original Gold Frame (tests to at least 9ct Gold), which has a border of split Pearls - overall it is in great condition with only light wear commensurate with age, as shown (the secure catch is a historic replacement but the work has been done skillfully and does not detractfrom this fine Brooch). On close inspection there is a tiny chip to the surface under the Woman's chin, which is barely visible to the naked eye and more mentioning for descriptive completeness.
This impressive Victorian Hardstone Cameo Brooch has the following dimensions: it is approx' 4.4cms long & approx' 3.7cms wide and it weighs: 25.7 grams.
In summary, this is afine & rare VictorianGold Hardstone Cameo Brooch with Pearl set Border, which dates to c1890- it is quite simply sublime.Any Questions Please Don't Hesitate to Ask
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