Superb 19th century shell cameo carved from the image by Raphael of The Madonna Della seggiola that depicts Mary embracing the child Christ. The cameo is in wonderful condition for its age, crisp carving without wear. The cameo is set into a fine pinchbeck frame with applied leaf decoration. Secure pin and safety clasp on the reverse (many c clasps were replaced later the safety clasps especially on precious and loved pieces). A glazed locket compartment with original glass and frame to hold picture or keepsake.
Size 2 3/4 in x 2 3/8in. The item "Large Antique Victorian Shell Cameo Swivel Locket Brooch Pin Of Madonna & Child" is in sale since Monday, January 7, 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.