Peace Halting Mars' Horses
 
 
  • Material:  Sardonyx Shell
  • Date and Origin: Cameo is Spanish, signed on the back  by the artist, Antonio Casals gem engraver and medallist,circa 1840.
  • Frame: Frame is English, not marked but tested as at least 15 Kt gold.
  • Size:  2 3/8" by 2 2/32"
  • Conditions: Mint  
Museum Quality Cameo depicting Peace halting the Horses of Mars, after a painting of Benigne Gagneraux, 1794, now in the Museum of Art and History of Geneve, scroll down to see the paintng. This is an incredible work of art, very detailed cameo, carved and signed by the artist.  Rarest cameo and subject very desirable collectors piece.