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Vintage Italian Carved Shell Portrait Cameo Brooch In Silver & Marcasite Mount (Code A573)

  • £3499


A very pretty mid 20th Century cameo portrait brooch.  It features a young lady with hair in ringletts carved from shell.  It is set into a silver mount with marcasite decoration.  It is fitted with a safety chain and has a roll over safety clasp.  The cameo portrait is a beautiful porcelain white and the ground is quite a pale tone on this example.   There are no marks but the mount tests as Italian 800 grade silver.

Measurements (Approx)

Width : 28 mm (including mount)

Height : 35 mm (including mount)

Weight: 8.13 grams (before packing)

Condition:  Very good for period.  Mount in very nice condition.  Pin and catch works fine. 

Code: A573  OC20-4



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