A 19th century shell cameo and gold parure
Lot 57*
A 19th century shell cameo and gold parure
Sold for £4,560 (US$ 7,659) inc. premium
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A 19th century shell cameo and gold parure
The necklace composed of ten shell cameos each carved to depict a classical scene, the clasp depicting Medusa, connected by swags of gold trace-link chain, accompanied by a pair of bracelets each set with a central shell cameo of a classical scene to a later three-row textured chain bracelet, and a pair of pendent earrings and brooch en suite, necklace: two cameos later replacements, earrings with later fittings, composite, lengths: necklace 42.0cm., bracelets 17.0cm., brooch 4.0cm., pendent earring 5.0cm., original fitted case (4) (partially illustrated)
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