Antique Cameo Brooch Circa 1870s With Original Box

SKU: 311513

$13,250

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    Italian carving depicting Roman woman in high relief. Surrounded by fine natural half pearls and a black enamel frame. Measuring 48mm x 41mm x 23mm. Circa 1870’s. Housed in an original pale blue case with jeweller’s name “J Colomb Snr De Barbary, 24 Rue de la Paix.”.

    Cameo: 1 x fine hard stone white and translucent brown-red onyx – Italian carving depicting a Roman woman in high relief. Circa 1870’s.
    Pearls: 26 x (4.0 – 5.0mm) round to oval fine natural half pearls.
    Enamel: frame of black enamel.
    Measuring: 48mm x 41mm x 23mm.
    Metal: 18 carat yellow gold mount with cameo bezel set with scalloped pearl set surround.
    Weight 32.3 grams.

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    Antique

    Metal Type

    Yellow Gold

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