Gold Brooch With Agate Cameo And Pearls,19th Century
Era: 19th century.
Materials: agate, gold, pearl.
Dim: H 1.7 in (4,3 cm) / L 1.1 in (3,5 cm).
Cameo on blue-gray agate featuring a young woman looking toward the left. The artist intricately sculpted the white vein of the agate to bring the delicate profile to life. The young woman is wearing a dress with lace scarf. Her hair is knotted and braided. She wears a half pearl set including earrings and necklace. The agate is set in a gold setting with two gold threads and enhanced with a half pearl. Work of the second part of the 19th century.