Antique 9ct Gold Portrait Cameo Brooch Circa 1910
Antique 9ct gold cameo brooch with decorative yellow gold frame set with pearls, circa 1910. A fine quality cameo brooch beautifully carved showing, in relief, a defined female portrait with layered detail. The cameo is neatly set and beautifully framed with an ornate openwork design of scrolls and gold balls. The outer edge is decorated with 4 pearls to give a unique and classy finish.
The piece is offered in very clean condition and in good order for a piece of such age. The carving is crisp and shows little sign of wear. The steel pin slots neatly into a C type clasp with a springy firmness.
Brooch size: 4 x 3cm
Materials: Gold, sardonyx shell, pearls
Cameo size: 3 x 2.1cm
Weight: 7.8 grams
Hallmarks: 9ct lozenge stamp to the reverse