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A mid Victorian gold mounted shell cameo brooch. Carved

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A mid Victorian gold mounted shell cameo brooch. Carved

Lot 0409 Details

Description
A mid Victorian gold mounted shell cameo brooch. Carved to depict Eros, or Cupid and Psyche in flight, with rope-twist surrounds. Length 5.7cms. Total weight 22.4gms.
Condition
  • Overall condition good. Some surface scratches, minor discolouration and slight dents in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Discolouration to the white section of the cameo.
  • Two fine cracks at approximately the 9 o clock position.
  • His nose is nicked to the tip.
  • Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.

  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

  • For any further questions you may have on this lot, please do not hesitate to contact Ben Randall at ben@fellows.co.uk

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    A mid Victorian gold mounted shell cameo brooch. Carved

    Estimate £350 - £450
    Jan 18, 2018
    Starting Price £340
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    Ships fromBirmingham, United Kingdom
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    0409: A mid Victorian gold mounted shell cameo brooch. Carved

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    Est. £350 - £450Starting Price £340
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    Lot 0409 Details

    Description
    ...
    A mid Victorian gold mounted shell cameo brooch. Carved to depict Eros, or Cupid and Psyche in flight, with rope-twist surrounds. Length 5.7cms. Total weight 22.4gms.
    Condition
    ...
    <li>Overall condition good. Some surface scratches, minor discolouration and slight dents in keeping with general age and wear.<li>Discolouration to the white section of the cameo.<li>Two fine cracks at approximately the 9 o clock position.<li>His nose is nicked to the tip.<li>Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.<p><li>Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.<p><li>For any further questions you may have on this lot, please do not hesitate to contact Ben Randall at ben@fellows.co.uk<p>

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