A 19th century cameo brooch.
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Cameo on grey 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 an antique dress. Her hair is up and decorated with with grapevine leaflets. She is wearing a pearl necklace. The agate is set in a gold frame.
Gold mark. Eagle's head. 18K.
H: 1.96in. (5cm) ; l: 1.61in. (4,1 cm).
Small wear on the back of the gold frame.
Cameo signed Jouani.
Work of the second part of the 19th century.