Gold Brooch with Agate Cameo and Pearls, 19th Century
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Cameo on brown agate featuring a young woman looking toward the right. The artist intricately sculpted the white vein of the agate to bring the delicate profile to life. The young woman is wearing a dress from the 17th century with a lace collar. This woman from high society has her hair pulled back in a bun and is wearing a diadem, earrings and necklace. The gold mounting is finely chiseled, hemmed with a line of black enamel and set with fine half-pearls.
Price : 4800 €
Era: 19th century
Materials: gold, agate, pearls
Dim (in): H: 1.77in. / L: 1.49in. / W: 0.59in.
Dim (cm): H: 4.5 cm / L: 3.8 cm / W: 1.5 cm.
Gold mark: eagle head. 18 K.