Cameo brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-174492

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

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
shell and shell material
gold (metal)
Brooch

Inscription

"CONSTANTIN / ROESER FRANZ / Aterlier de Mosiaques Camee/ Rue Condontt No. 92, 93 Rome"

Additional Identification Number

467984o

Maker

Franz, Constantin Roeser (Jeweler)

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 2 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1997.58