French 19th Century Agate Diamond 18ct Gold Cameo

£1,500.00

French 19th century hardstone cameo with pearls and diamonds in 18ct gold in a fitted case;  this is a fine example of 19th century craftsmanship with no attention to detail spared.  The finely carved cameo is in agate, intricately carved in the form of a regal young woman’s head.  Around the border natural pearls are set, along with rose cut diamonds in scrolls and the setting is 18ct gold, marked with the French state control mark (Eagle’s head).  The reverse is fitted with a pin and hook closure.   Measurements:  5cms x 4cms x 1.25cm (2″ x 1 1/2″ x 5/8″); Weight 26gms.  Condition: good condition for an item of this age.  There is a fine hairline fracture on the back of the agate, approximately 1″ long.  C.1870.  This cameo is supplied with a fitted case.  We offer Free Worldwide Shipping, fully insured.

Specifications
Metal: 18ct Gold
Weight: 26gms
Condition: Good
Era: Victorian
Size 5cms x 4cms x 1.25cm (2″ x 1 1/2″ x 5/8″)

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