A gold mounted shell cameo brooch, depicting Medusa with winged head and a pair of snakes knotted under the chin, in white to a pale brown ground, rub set to a twisted wire frame, with pin, 'C' catch and safety chain, tested as approximately 9ct gold with metal safety chain, 57 x 47mm, 14.67g
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Sold for £380
Surface marks/scratches/tarnish to gold.
A crack and loss to the rub setting of the mount.
A slight crack to the cameo, can be felt on the back of the cameo but not the front. Probably a natural fissure rather than damage.
Pin a little bent.
Suspension loop for safety chain looks to have been soft soldered to the brooch mount.
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