Victorian Gold Carved

Antique MID Victorian 15k Gold Carved Shell Discobolus / Discus Thrower Cameo

Antique MID Victorian 15k Gold Carved Shell Discobolus / Discus Thrower Cameo
Antique MID Victorian 15k Gold Carved Shell Discobolus / Discus Thrower Cameo
Antique MID Victorian 15k Gold Carved Shell Discobolus / Discus Thrower Cameo
Antique MID Victorian 15k Gold Carved Shell Discobolus / Discus Thrower Cameo
Antique MID Victorian 15k Gold Carved Shell Discobolus / Discus Thrower Cameo
Antique MID Victorian 15k Gold Carved Shell Discobolus / Discus Thrower Cameo
Antique MID Victorian 15k Gold Carved Shell Discobolus / Discus Thrower Cameo

Antique MID Victorian 15k Gold Carved Shell Discobolus / Discus Thrower Cameo
ANTIQUE MID VICTORIAN 15K GOLD CARVED SHELL DISCOBOLUS / DISCUS THROWER CAMEO. An antique natural shell cameo, finely hand carved to depict the Greek Discobolus (Discus Thrower) sculpture, in a later solid 15 carat gold mount for wear as a brooch.

A rather beautiful carving of an unusual subject - so wearable and very collectable! CONDITION : All original and very, very good.

Slightest wear commensurate with age & use. Faintest natural stress lines to the shell just visible, of no consequence. DATE/MARKS : Cameo around 1860, English hallmark to mount for B'ham, 1928. DIMENSIONS : 48 x 36 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm).

To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter. All orders are sent professionally packed & fully insured for your peace of mind! Please don't forget VAT is payable on all items apart from gold coins! See below for further details.

The item "ANTIQUE MID VICTORIAN 15K GOLD CARVED SHELL DISCOBOLUS / DISCUS THROWER CAMEO" is in sale since Tuesday, April 26, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Cameos". The seller is "nalfie" and is located in Sale. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia.

  • Metal: Yellow Gold
  • Metal Purity: 15k
  • Cameo material: Shell

Antique MID Victorian 15k Gold Carved Shell Discobolus / Discus Thrower Cameo