A Victorian shell cameo necklace
Lot 79
A Victorian shell cameo necklace
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,619) inc. premium
Auction Details
Jewellery Oxford
17 Sep 2013 11:00 BST

Auction 20707
Lot Details
A Victorian shell cameo necklace
Comprising fourteen graduated oval shell cameos, carved to depict various classical scenes, to include Eros, the Greek god of Love, with Aphrodite, 'Vulcan's Forge', and Zeus, King of Olympus, with his daughter Hebe, each in scalloped gold frame, (back chain later extended), length 41cm.

Footnotes

  • Reference to 'Vulcan's Forge' can be found on page 25 in 'Nineteenth Century Cameos', by Michele Rowan, 2004.
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  1. Frances Noble
    Specialist - Jewelry
    Bonhams
    Work
    Banbury Road
    Oxford, OX5 1JH
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 1865 853 653
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