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Victorian St. George & The Dragon Cameo Brooch

$1,750.00

Victorian St. George & The Dragon Cameo Brooch

$1,750.00


Description

DATE: Mid Victorian, c.1860

A sensational Victorian cameo brooch depicting the famous image of Saint George slaying the Dragon, as featured on gold sovereign coins. The cameo is incredibly well detailed, carved from a single piece of shell, the subject rendered in white over a brown background. It's mounted in a 15 karat gold brooch with applied grape vine detailing to the top and bottom, and a locket compartment to the reverse.

STONES 

Shell Cameo

MEASUREMENTS 

5.8 x 4.8cm

WEIGHT 

35.5g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 15k gold

CONDITION 

Very good, light wear commensurate with age

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