Essex Jewelry and Antiques
Lovely Vintage Italian 14k Gold Cameo Of A Pretty Woman Brooch/Pendant
Regular price $554.40
Presented is a beautiful Italian 14 karat gold and shell cameo. This piece dates to around the 1950s. The cameo depicts a lovely young woman with her hair done up and a bird perched on her shoulder. This carving is quite detailed and very well done. The cameo is set in an ornate gold frame, with a twist border. The cameo has a clasp with a safety as well as a retractable bail, so it can be worn as a brooch or as a pendant. The cameo is stamped k14 for 14 karat gold, as well as an Italian maker's mark. The cameo is in great condition. The details of the carving are nice and crisp. There are no breaks and no repairs. The cameo is about 2 3/4 inches long from top to bottom, including the bail.
The cameo weighs 18.4 grams.