Antique Victorian cameo gold filled pin brooch. Yellow gold filled on brass frame has a motif of raised leaves, fruit (pears, and oranges). Hand carved natural shell cameo in high relief. Measures 1-1/4" x 1-1/8" x 5/8". Pin stem had once been replaced. In very good condition with no chips, cracks, or hairlines. All natural cameos when held to strong light will show very fine growth lines. These are neither hairlines nor cracks, they are natural to the shell and unique to each individual piece. Circa 1890.
Item ID: j925rl