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Victorian "St. Michael Vanquishing Satan" Shell Cameo Brooch

Victorian "St. Michael Vanquishing Satan" Shell Cameo Brooch

$1,450.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1850

A wonderfully detailed, hand carved shell cameo depicting the painting by the Italian High Renaissance artist Raphael "St. Michael Vanquishing Satan". Mounted in an ornate 9k gold halo mount, with chased gold ribbons at each compass point. The carving, in high relief, is exceptionally well executed.

STONES

Shell

MEASUREMENTS

7.0 x 6.0cm

WEIGHT

25.3g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as 9k gold

CONDITION

Very good, brooch fittings have likely been replaced - some solder at the join

Victorian St. Michael Vanquishing Satan Shell Cameo Brooch Victorian St. Michael Vanquishing Satan Shell Cameo Brooch Victorian St. Michael Vanquishing Satan Shell Cameo Brooch