A huge 19th century hand carved shell cameo a fabulous cabinet piece carved to depict a double portrait of a distinguished Victorian couple, he has fine features and wears a moustache. The colour from the shell surface is used to good effect to add colour to hair and clothing. The shell completely without damage is set into a fine decorative 9ct gold frame decorated with scrolling around the edge. The pin and C clasp are in very good working condition. Four tiny touches of solder to strengthen the border decoration which is perfectly secure.
The gold is unmarked tested as 9ct. Cameo is 2 3/4inches x 2 1/4inches.
The item "Large Antique Victorian Double Portrait Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin" is in sale since Saturday, January 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "erh0000000" and is located in Bembridge, Isle of Wight. This item can be shipped worldwide.