Ares
 
 
  • Material : Sardonyx Shell
  • Size: 2 3/4" by 2" including the bale (less than 1/2").
  • Date and Origin: Circa 1820/1830 Italy, frame could be English, 18 K tested.
  • Conditions: Mint, an unnoticeable hairline by origin runs from the lion's head to the shoulder of Ares. 
Museum Quality Cameo depicting Ares (Mars) the God of War. This is an incredible work of art, very detailed cameo, carved by an artist. The frame is spectacular too, etruscan style, very finely chiselled, all 18K gold. Rarest cameo very desirable collector piece.