An early 19th century gold, shell cameo, turquoise and seed pearl necklace, pendant, brooch and earring suite,
Lot 81
An early 19th century gold, shell cameo, turquoise and seed pearl necklace, pendant, brooch and earring suite,
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 6,050) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An early 19th century gold, shell cameo, turquoise and seed pearl necklace, pendant, brooch and earring suite, circa 1820
The necklace composed of a row of graduating oval shell cameo plaques carved to depict various personifications of Cupid and Psyche, within a gold beaded border, to seed pearl and cabochon turquoise flowerhead connecting links, together with a pendant, brooch and pair of pendent earrings en suite, one cameo deficient from pendent earring, lengths: necklace 40.7cm., brooch 2.7cm., pendant 2.3cm., earrings 4.9cm., cased (4) (partly illustrated)
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