Superb mid-19th century antique shell cameo hand carved to portray the Greek goddess Hera, Queen of the gods wearing her Diadem or half crown. The image is beautiful crisp and without wear. The cameo is set into a wonderful and highly decorative scrolled 9ct gold frame. The long pin and C clasp are in good working condition.
Tiny loop at the top of the frame for a safety chain. The metal is unmarked but tested as 9ct gold. Cameo is 2 1/8inches x 1 7/8 inches.
The item "Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo 9ct Gold Brooch Pin Goddess Hera" is in sale since Friday, March 22, 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.