Front Face Lady
 
 
  • Material : Sardonyx Shell,  18 k gold tested.
  • Size: 1 1/2 " by just over  1 2/8"
  • Date and Origin: Circa 1870 Italy, frame is English.
  • Conditions: A shell line, barely noticeable, on her face, by origin, otherwise mint.
Excellent quality cameo brooch depicting a lady. Front face cameos are rare to find and this is an excellent example. The frame is lovely too, 18 k gold with engravings on the crossovers. This is an lovely work of art,  very detailed cameo, carved by an artist. Rare cameo and subject very desirable collectors' piece.