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$ 13,500

Carved Shell Cameo Pendant of Zeus with Matching Mabé Pearl Earrings

Documentation Signed
Documentation Notes Stamped on the reverse: MK, 18K
Origin Italy
Period 19th Century
Materials Shell, Pearl, 18K Gold, White Diamonds, Cognac Diamonds
Condition Good.
Creation Date 1820
Description Exquisitely carved profile shell cameo pendant of Zeus remounted in a custom 18K gold bezel along with a mabé pearl flanked by white diamond enhancements and crowned with a square cut cognac diamond. The pendant is accompanied by matching mabé pearl earrings in 18K gold settings with white and cognac diamond enhancements. Made for the Grand Tour market, this cameo is indicative of the finest Neapolitan carvings, the tradition of which stretches back to antiquity.
Cameo Creation: Naples, Italy, circa 1820-40.
Pendant Mount & Earrings: American, circa 1990's.
Gemstones Brown Diamond, Pearl, White Diamond
Metals Gold
Gender Ladies'
Styles / Movements Fine Jewelry, Signed Pieces
Dealer Reference Number 6082
Incollect Reference Number 418923
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