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Antique Victorian 1880's Mythological Shell Cameo in 14k gold depiction of Hebe and Zeus

Regular price $960.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $960.00 USD
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DESCRIPTION
Antique Victorian 1880's Mythological Shell Cameo in 14k gold depiction of Hebe and Zeus (eagle) daughter of Zeus and Hera

In the 19th Century shell cameos were very popular. Greek mythology was a common subject of shell cameo artists. The depiction in the shell cameo is of the goddess Hebe, daughter of Zeus and Hera. It is to be seen that Hera feeds her father a bowl of what is called the gods' ambrosia.

METAL
14k gold hallmarked and acid tested

GEMSTONE
Handcarved shell cameo

MEASUREMENTS
40mm x 30mm

CONDITION
Good antique condition with minor repairs on the backside and great detailled handwork in the shell and gold

SHIPPING
Free worldwide shipping with DHL Express

LAYAWAY
Message us to set up a layaway plan. For this piece is a 2 month layaway plan availabe