LARGE ANTIQUE SHELL CAMEO 9K GOLD BROOCH: A terrific late 19th century circa 1880 - 1890 hand carved shell Cameo Brooch depicting the profile portrait of a beautiful classical female head. The cameo is set into a fine 9ct yellow gold frame with scroll and globe decoration around the edge. Original gold pin and "c" clasp are both in excellent working condition. Marked 9CT. Dimensions: The brooch measures 2 3/8 inches x 2 1/8 inches. | eBay
Gold jewel set with two onyx cameo busts of Louis XIII (1601-1643) and Anne of Austria (1601-1666) facing towards each other within a frame of acanthus leaves, interspersed with table-cut diamonds and surmounted by a Royal crown, similarly-set. French, 2nd half of the 17th century.
Stuart (1542-1587) facing in profile towards the right. The frame is red with white details, and the back which is covered with a diaper pattern of red and green stylised floral motifs and white quatrefoils is dated 1566, suspension loop, and formerly hung with pearl drop below. French, 1566.