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Lava Stone Cameo Brooch

Italy | c. 1840
The oval volcanic lava stone cameo carved in relief, depicting Artemis in profile, wearing classical dress, her hair flowing freely about her shoulders, gazing down at a bird as she clasps it closely to her breast. The stone held in a fine silver-gilt frame with rope-twist border, simple pin clasp and a hanging loop to the reverse.

Measurements: 2 1/8 ” (5.5cm) High 1 ¾ ” (4.5cm) Wide