Antique Three Graces Shell Cameo - Yourgreatfinds
Antique Three Graces Shell Cameo - Yourgreatfinds
Antique Three Graces Shell Cameo - Yourgreatfinds
Antique Three Graces Shell Cameo - Yourgreatfinds
Antique Three Graces Shell Cameo - Yourgreatfinds
Antique Three Graces Shell Cameo - Yourgreatfinds
Antique Three Graces Shell Cameo - Yourgreatfinds
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Antique Three Graces Shell Cameo

Antique Three Graces Shell Cameo Brooch.
This is a large piece with the hand carved shell Italian cameo of the three graces measuring 1 7/8" by 1 1/2".
Setting is gold over brass and measures 2 1/2" by 2 1/8".
The bezel has a deep back that measures 3/8" and it may have had a hair art insert or some sort of clip in door that held a mourning or devotional token.
Has a tube hinge and C clasp.
It weighs 18.6 grams.
Not marked with metal purity.
It has not been cleaned. Has a grungy backside that you can see in the photos.
Nice antique condition.