Figural Shell Cameo Pin or Pendant in Silver

This rectangular cameo pin has a hand cut silver bezel and frame that tests sterling but is not marked. There is a bail attached to the top edge that allows this pin to be worn as a pendant. The shell cameo itself is hand-carved and of superior quality; it is most likely Italian in origin. The subject is Apollo, the Greek sun god, in his chariot. He seems to be attaching two wing-spread eagles instead of horses to his chariot; he is ready to throw a spear. The fittings suggest a date of ca. 1900-1920. It measures 1 1/8" X 1 3/8" X 3/8" thick and weighs .25 oz. It is in excellent original condition.

Item ID: 513W


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: white, flesh & silver, Size: 1 1/8" X 1 3/8"

Figural Shell Cameo Pin or Pendant in Silver

Figural Shell Cameo Pin or Pendant in Silver
Figural Shell Cameo Pin or Pendant in Silver
Figural Shell Cameo Pin or Pendant in Silver
Figural Shell Cameo Pin or Pendant in Silver

This rectangular cameo pin has a hand cut silver bezel and frame that tests sterling but is not marked. There is a bail attached to the top edge that allows this pin to be worn as a pendant. The shell cameo itself is hand-carved and of superior quality; it is most likely Italian in origin. The subject is Apollo, the Greek sun god, in his chariot. He seems to be attaching two wing-spread eagles instead of horses to his chariot; he is ready to throw a spear. The fittings suggest a date of ca. 1900-1920. It measures 1 1/8" X 1 3/8" X 3/8" thick and weighs .25 oz. It is in excellent original condition.

Item ID: 513W


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: white, flesh & silver, Size: 1 1/8" X 1 3/8"

$165 $135 USD SALE

Make Offer Add to Wish List

Another shopper has this item in their Cart or Wish List. Don't miss out!

Turtle Creek Antiques, Inc.


Mary K. Popma, Chicago, IL   

Antiques & collectibles

Ruby Lane Shop Rating
Platinum Rating Platinum
Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2002

In Business for Over 37 Years!

Shipping/Handling*:Free
Insurance:Included

Price for shipping to USA change location | more services
*USPS First-Class Mail Parcel

Available shipping to USA:
  USPS First-Class Mail Parcel: Free, insurance: Included
  USPS Priority Mail: Free, insurance: Included

Estimate shipping to a different location:




Traditional Payments

More from Turtle Creek Antiques, Inc.