Art Deco 14K white gold cameo by Ostby & Barton. This lovely cameo has an exquisitely detailed filigree frame made from 14K white gold. The shell cameo itself is nicely carved, depicting a young woman with flowers in her hair, and on her left shoulder. On the back, there is a fold down bail, allowing you to wear it as a pendant. The catch has a lever style locking mechanism. This beautiful cameo was made by the famous Providence, RI company of Ostby & Barton. They made high quality jewelry from 1880 to 1950, and their pieces are highly sought after collectibles. This lovely example dates to the 1920s.
The brooch measures 40mm by 31mm. The back of the catch is marked OB 14K. It is in excellent conditionl