A Vintage circa 1950 s , Roman mythological scene ,finely hand carved shell cameo, after the work of Guido Reni (1614) ceiling fresco, casino Rospiglioso Palazzo Pallavincini Rome, depicting Aurora bringing light to the world.
In Roman mythology, Aurora renews herself every morning and flies across the sky, announcing the arrival of the sun, see Wikipedia.
The cameo is feathered in a beautiful 18 k yellow gold frame; it can be worn as a brooch or a pendant.
The cameo is in perfect condition, it has no cracks or chips. The mount is in perfect condition. The brooch / pendant weighs 17.3 gram gross, hallmarked 750 for 18 k gold.
The oval cameo: 4 cm x 3 cm (1.57 x 1.18 inch).
The oval frame: 4.8 cm x 3.9 cm (1.89 x 1.53 inch).
Please note that the chain shown on our pictures is for display only, if you need a chain to match this pendant please contact us.
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