19th Century Lady of the Grapes Coral and Yellow Gold Cameo Brooch/Pendant

$1,500.00

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Description

19th Century Lady of the Grapes Coral and Yellow Gold Cameo Brooch/Pendant measuring approximately 20.70 x 16.00 mm and five old European cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.40 carat total. The profile cameos depict a Roman female facing left with with a crown of leaves and grapes adorning her hair. The beautiful carved coral is encased in a lovely 14 Karat Etruscan style gold granulation on scroll work frame. It functions both as a brooch for the daytime and as a pendent to showcase ones ravishing d├ęcolletage during the fancy balls of yesteryear and the classic fashions of today.

Weighs 13 DWT 8 grams

Additional information

Dimensions L 0.5 x W 1.25 x H 2 in
Style / Period

Victorian

Year / Century

19th Century

Place of Origin

Italy

Material

Coral, 14 Karat yellow gold, diamond

Condition

The gold has patina from age. No signs of soldering on the gold clasp. however, there is s glue stain on the back indicating the cameo had come loose and was put back and secured with glue. The pin closure is in good working order.

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