Antique Victorian Edwardian sterling silver tortoise PRE BAN ivory marcasite cameo pin

Very scarce Victorian Edwardian (transitional circa 1900-1910) sterling silver genuine tortoise shell, genuine ivory, and marcasite cameo, carving in very high relief. Very ornate mounting with raised grape leaf prongs, repousse floral accents, marcasite bezel. Genuine tortoise shell back ground shows pronounced classic mottling and graining when held to the light. Genuine ivory carved high relief profile of a woman with ringlet curls. A large piece, the mounting measures 1-7/8" x 1-3/8". The tortoise shell back ground measures 1-9/16" x 1-3/16". The ivory carving measures 1" x 5/8" x 1/2" in profile. The ivory carving is attached to the tortoise background by two brass rivets, securing it firmly, (completely original) which can be seen in the back view image. Has not been cleaned and retains its original age tarnished patina. Completely original, no missing marcasites, no damage to the ivory carving. In excellent extremely well babied condition.

Item ID: j857

Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: black/silver/ivory, Size: 1-3/4 inch

$695 USD

Add to Wish List

6 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List.

Sunday and Sunday Antiques

Ed Sunday, Uniontown, OH   

Now in our 32nd year!

Ruby Lane Shop Rating
Platinum Rating Platinum
Member since 2000

Welcome and thank you for visiting today!

Shipping/Handling:To Be Determined
Insurance:$12.00 USD

Price for shipping to USA change location

Estimate shipping to a different location:

More from Sunday and Sunday Antiques