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Antique Victorian Cameo Swivel Brooch Locket 9ct Gold Circa 1860


£795 | $1,059 USD | €901 EUR
Item Number: SA668178
Date of manufacture: Victorian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Laurelle Ltd
This antique has been viewed 11 times in the past month with the most views from France.


This beautiful Antique Victorian cameo swivel brooch locket has been commissioned in Bullmouth Shell with a 9ct Yellow Gold frame. The cameo features a wonderful portrait which swivels inside the frame to display a window on the back, in which can be kept a photograph or a memento.
Cameos have been carved since ancient times and saw a revival during the Victorian era due to Queen Victoria’s fascination with the pieces. Bullmouth Shell was often used as a base for Cameos for its beautiful natural patterning which takes expert skill to carve.
A gorgeous brooch and a wonderful piece of history to be treasured.
We recommend you insure for £850. We can provide a written Valuation on completion of the sale.
WEIGHT: 18.9 grams

FACE MEASURES: Width 50mm x Height 57mm x Depth 10mm
METAL: 9ct Yellow Gold, Acid Tested
STONES: Bullmouth Shell
AGE: Victorian, Circa 1860
ORIGIN: United Kingdom
CONDITION: Good, Some wear to rear locket casing.
Internal Ref: 19-230


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Victorian.

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