Gold Brooch with Agate Cameo and Pearls, Mid-19th Century
Era: mid -19th century.
Materials: tortoiseshell, gold, ivory.
Dim: H 1.37in (3,5 cm) / W 1.18in (3 cm)
Cameo on pink agate featuring a young woman looking toward the wright. The artist intricately sculpted the white vein of the agate to bring the delicate profile to life. The young woman is wearing an antique dress This woman has her hair pulled back and is wearing a diadem. The gold mounting is highlighted with pearls and gems stones and topped with an intricately sculpted scrollwork motif.