Victorian Etruscan Revival 18K Yellow Gold Sardonyx Cameo Earrings ca.1850

SKU S5JY101804
$2,895.00
Pair
Circa 1850 pair of Etruscan Revival style earrings with fine quality cameos that depict Demeter the Greek Goddess of Agriculture.
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Circa 1850 pair of Etruscan Revival style earrings with Sardonyx stone and fine quality cameos that depict Demeter the Greek Goddess of Agriculture. The cameo is high relief, master carving with meticulous details. Associated with the seasons, Demeter is depicted with sheaves of wheat, symbols of the harvest, that are woven through her tresses of hair like a crown. The earrings are 2 1/4 inches long total, the cameo themselves are 17 X 15 mm. The lower portion is 22.5 X 20 mm. the top round flower shape is 11.5 mm diameter. total weight is 9.6 grams. There are no hallmarks, but the gold content has been carefully tested as 18K yellow gold.
Period:
1800-1890
Styles:
Victorian
Materials:
18 Karat Gold

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Condition:
Excellent
Wear:
Wear Consistent with Age
Height:
2.25 Inches
Item Location:
Store Location
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