A gold shell cameo brooch, depicting Medusa, rub set to foliate surmount, tested as approximately 18ct gold, with later metal pin and 'C' catch, 24.0 x 17.5mm, 3.09g
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Sold for £110
The cameo and mount have come from a larger jewel, and have been converted to a brooch with metal pin and 'C' catch. The conversion is antique.
Some wear to the original mount, and possible soft solder repair to the surmount.
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