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18ct Gold Georgian Cameo Brooch of Classical Scene

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An interesting Neo Classical shell cameo brooch depicting a Greek God in his carriage being pulled by lions. Completing the scene are three dancing cherubs, a goat and a female muse playing the pipes. It is well carved and in an 18ct gold mount. It was made circa 1820.

Written by Olly Gerrish
Date & OriginGeorgian (1714-1830), Cameo Italian, mount English
Measurements2 ⅜ in / 6 cm in width by 1 ½ in / 3.8 cm in height
ConditionVery good, no cracks or fissures
Gold work in good condition, no damage apart from slight dent to top right bobble on corner
HallmarksUnmarked, tested to 18ct gold
ProvenanceCameo Italian, mount English