A Victorian gold archaeological revival, Etruscan style, shell cameo and split pearl brooch, c.1870,
a carved shell cameo depicting Flora, in white to a pale brown ground, rub set to a border of split pearls, in cut down collets. An outer frame of twisted wire and applied hoop and head bead decoration to a bloomed ground. Glazed locket verso with a replacement lever clasp. A case by Cowland Brothers, 48 Cornhill, EC. Tested as approximately 15ct gold. 55 x 46mm, 37.99g
Provenance: The Peter and Pat Crofts Collection
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Sold for £650
Noticeable scratches and marks to the reverse.
Later lever clasp.
Bruised to the reverse.
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