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Cameo brooch

Description

Shell cameo brooch set in gold, classical scene. In brown leather case lined with silk and cork. Scene is of women/goddess on shell or wave with two goldfish and merman in water. Two cherubs.

Details

Maker
Franz, Constantin Roeser (Jeweler)
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
"CONSTANTIN / ROESER FRANZ / Aterlier de Mosiaques Camee/ Rue Condontt No. 92, 93 Rome"
Material
gold (metal)
shell and shell material
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
brooches
gold (metal)
pins (jewelry)
shell and shell material
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 2 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1997.58
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
174492

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