An enchanting early 19th century Roman lady in three-layer banded sardonyx cameo encased in 7.8 dwt of 10K gold/pinchbeck. The reddish brown and white-banded characteristics of the stone are utilized and carved in layers to depicts a Roman lady’s profile. The profile is facing left with a crown of grape leaves adorning her hair. The gold mount frame has a lovely repoussé scroll work design with breathtaking chased flowers and leaves. Cameo collectors love the artistry of such miniature sculptures. This rare beauty is perfect for cameo connoisseurs or gemmaphile who wants to wear a remarkable piece to wear on special occasions.
7.2 DWT 12 grams