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Mid-19th Century Cameo Brooch With Gold Mounting

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Mid-19th Century Cameo Brooch With Gold Mounting

€2500

Era: 19th century.
Materials: agate, gold, pearl.
Dim: H 1.77in (4,5 cm) / W 1.37 in (3,5 cm).
Weight: 24 gr.
 

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Pink Agate cameo depicting the bust of a young woman with a Greek profile and looking on the left. She is wrapped in a tunic embellished with pearls. This hard stone is set in a gold frame. If the art of the size of fine stone has existed since Antiquity, in the 19th century we are witnessing a revival of the art of Cameo. Work of the second part of the 19thcentury. Napoleon III.
 

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Mid-19th Century Cameo Brooch With Gold Mounting

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