Victorian 15ct Gold Cameo Earrings

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Victorian 15ct Gold Cameo Earrings

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A beautiful pair of cameo earrings which are set in 15ct gold and were made circa 1850. They are shell cameos and were probably carved in Italy in the Classical style which was so popular then. They are very finely worked and complimented by the gold work around and above.

Written by Olly Gerrish
Measurements1.4in (3.6cm) in height from top of wire to base; 1.1in (2.8cm) in height from top of leaf decoration to base; 0.7in (1.8cm) in width at widest point
ConditionGood, very small, slight dent at back on base of gold section on one earring
HallmarksUnmarked, tested to 15ct gold
Date & OriginVictorian (1839-1901), Italian cameos, possibly English gold work
ProvenanceItalian cameos, possibly English gold work