Oval shell cameo brooch in gold mount, depicts a angel protecting a child from a snake, plain gold mount, hinged pin and hook on reverse.
"W. S. B. to L. N. G." (Engraved)
- Location of origin
- Italy or France
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
- 2 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 3 /8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Reference Notes
- For information on cameos see Bennett, David and Daniela Mascetti, "Understanding Jewellery," (1989); Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 215-232; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 227-236; Miller, Anna M. "Cameos Old & New," 3rd Edition (2005).
- Related Items
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