Putti
 
 
  • Material : Sardonyx Shell
  • Size: 2 7/8" by 2 3/8"
  • Date and Origin: Circa 1850/1860 Italy, frame could be English, 18 K gold tested. Scratched on the back by the artist.
  • Conditions: Mint.
  • Weight: 27.6 grams.
Museum Quality Cameo depicting 3 putti reclining around a basket of grapes and fruit and drinking from a goblet beneath a tree  Very large one 2 7/8"  by 2 3/8", mounted with 18 kt gold tested, circa 1850. Weight 27.6 grams, this means that we have an approximate gold weight of approx 20 grams. This is an incredible work of art,  very detailed cameo, carved by an artist. Rarest cameo and subject very desirable collectors' piece.