The carver of this example has captured the power and grace of the horses particularly well. The cameo is set as a brooch in a later 9 carat gold mount with a gold rope trim around the edge. It fastens with a hinged pin and locking clasp and bears a full Birmingham hallmark for 1977.It also has a safety chain attached. Condition is good for the age with slight wear to the carving and a few faint lines in the shell. The brooch measures approximately 55mm x 45mm. The item "LGE VICTORIAN CARVED SHELL CAMEO PHAETON CHARIOT HORSES IN LATER 9CT GOLD MOUNT" is in sale since Friday, June 11, 2021.
This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "duskybrocade" and is located in Gloucestershire. This item can be shipped worldwide.