This has got to be ONE OF THE RAREST CAMEO EVER. A large pendant in its own box.The box is very beat up but still the original case and does close..The cameo is in a gold gilt frame maybe gold on silver.Has 4 red and 4 blue stones may be real.The size is 2 3/4 by 4.The cameo is 1 5/8 by 2. May be an unsigned Saulini
The cameo is Pope Leo XIII The picture n the back is Montreal Archbishop Louis-Joseph-Napoleon Paul Bruchesi protected by a beveled frame.The front of the box has the Popes coat of arms.
Pope Leo was born in Italy March 2-1810 He was Pope from 1878 to 1903 when he died Paul Bruchesi was born in Montreal Canada Oct 29th 1855 He was Archbishop from 1897 to 1939 when he died. The cameo is shell -museum quality.The box is 4 by 6 inches,This is a very rare item I have had in my collection for years. Definitely a one of a kind
Rare and fine cameo of Pope Leo XIII
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