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SA686570

Rare Antique Victorian Pink And White Conch Shell Cameo Bracelet 14 Karat Gold, Dated 1892

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£1,950 | $2,596 USD | €2,209 EUR
Item Number: SA686570
Date of manufacture: Victorian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Howell 1870
This antique has been viewed 23 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

A rare Russian victorian 14 karat yellow gold pink & white conch shell cameo bracelet with 7 ornately carved oval panels, each with a female bust depicted in a Greco-Roman style with lots of floral elements masterfully carved into their coiffures or hair styles. The bracelet is marked with a “56” stamp that indicate 14 karat Russian gold standard. Also stamped 1892 for the year of manufacture along with a beehive assay mark. This piece would have been hand carved and crafted during the reign of the last Tsars of Russia, during this period Tsar Alexander III who only reigned as Emperor from 1891-1894. The cameos themselves were most likely carved in Naples, Italy and then crafted into the bracelet you see in Russia, hence the hallmarks for this country. Pieces of this quality and age are rare.
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DIMENSION - 7 ½" long
1” long oval panel x 7/8” wide (each cameo panel)
MATERIALS - 14 karat gold/ carved pink shell cameo
HALLMARKS - Stamped 56 which denotes 14K gold Russian standard. Also stamped 1892 the year of manufacture along with a beehive or similar assay mark.
WEIGHT - 57.1 g
CONDITION - Very good, commensurate with age.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Victorian.


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Lancashire
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