A 19th century cameo brooch.
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Cameo on pink agate depicting a young woman looking to the right. The artist has meticulously carved the white vein of the agate to bring the delicate profile to life. The young woman is wearing a dress with lace in an 18th century style. Her hair is knotted and braided and decorated with flowers. She is wearing a set of half pearls including earrings and a necklace. The agate is set in a gold frame.
Weight: 0.63oz. (18g).
L: 1.25in. (3,2 cm) / H: 1.57in. (4 cm).
Work of the second part of the 19th century.