Lot 320. n. Link bracelet with cameos from the Conchschale

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15.07.2020   17:00 UTC +02:00
ID 359334
Lot 320 | n. Link bracelet with cameos from the Conchschale
Link bracelet with cameos from the Conchschale Probably Torre del Greco, circa 1890 yellow gold 750/-, tested. 5 octagonal, delicate pink-colored cameos from the Conchschale of the sea-snail Strombus Gigas, approximately 3.2 x 2.5 cm. 2 cameos min. L. damaged approx. 20 x 3.8 cm. About 66,4 g. goldsmith's technical design: the gold surfaces are engraved in the recesses. The cameos show scenes from ancient mythology, among other things, Venus and Cupid, Orpheus and Eurydice, Aesculap and Hygieia. The individual elements are by the hinges in the movable, the Ends of which are closed by a plug-in-and-slide closure. The pink Conchschalen come from the body of the sea-snail Strombus Gigas, which occurs only in Western India. A rarely encountered and therefore, a collection-worthy jewelry pieces from the end of the 19th century. Century, the is also very portable. BK

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