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Antique Lava Cameo Brooch, 19th Century

REF: 2900 / LA364646
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Description
A beautiful antique, late 19th century Lava Cameo brooch. It has a typical dark beige tone, finely carved with the profile of a classical lady. Lava Cameos and Lava stone jewellery rose to fashion in the Grand Tour era, early 19th century. They continued to be a popular choice until later in the 19th century. Made in Italy from Lava Ash and rock sculpted and carved into fine figures and set into jewellery for those on their grand tour travels to purchase ad beautiful souvenirs. This brooch is well carved, set into a gold plated rope twist brooch mount with an old c type clasp and pin fastener. It has a later gold plated safety chain. Italian make c1870s, it is not signed. Lava cameos are highly prized and sought after pieces, they are becoming increasingly hard to find in surviving condition. Any questions or queries please contact us.

measurements

Width:
1.1 in
Depth:
0.5 in
Length:
1.5 in
Weight:
11.15 g

declaration

StolenAttic has clarified that the Antique Lava Cameo Brooch, 19th Century (LA364646) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being C1870s

condition

Good used condition overall, light surface wear, commensurate with age, some light surface marks to the reverse, no cracks. Used, antique, see photos and description

additional info

Material:
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
C1870s

delivery

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location

This Antique Lava Cameo Brooch, 19th Century is located in Newark, United Kingdom

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