Fantastic quality antique cameo depicting Aurora or Eos (in Greek mythology)
Aurora is the Latin word for dawn, the goddess of dawn in Roman mythology (also know as goddess Eos in Greek mythology).
In ancient Roman mythology Aurora, goddess of the dawn, renews herself every morning and flies across the sky, announcing the arrival of the sun, scattering flowers on the earth.
The cameo is of a superb quality, so skilfully craved with great attention to the smallest of details, everything is crisp and perfect.
Lovely light carnelian shell, carved in Italy, c 1890-1900, frame is English, marked 18 ct gold to reverse.
Frame is stylish and elegant, perfect match to enhance the beauty of the cameo.
Size: 58x45 mm including frame.
Condition: excellent, the shell is perfect, without any lines, frame is also good order, original c-clasp, closes well, fantastic quality piece in rare to find perfect condition.
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