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Victorian 18ct Gold Portrait Cameo Brooch of a Lady Signed Neri

393G
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A really finely carved shell cameo of a lady’s head, made by Neri, one of the best shell cameo craftsman in Italy in the 19th century. The mount represents the best of Etruscan revival gold work and is in fantastic condition. It was made circa 1860-1880 and was most likely a commission.

Written by Olly Gerrish

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One of the best cameos I have come across

Date & Origin

Condition

Excellent

Provenance

Italian

Materials

Gold Shell

Hallmarks

Unmarked, tested to 18ct gold
Signed Neri in scratchwork on the reverse of the shell

Measurements

2 ⅜ in / 6 cm in height by 2 in / 5.1 cm in width

Item Number

393G

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