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Six large and small shell cameos carved in Italy set in gold: scroll pattern with six pendant balls. Bacchante, Juno, Minerva, Apollo, Mars and Diana on large cameos; dancing figure on small cameos.

Marks

Impressed, unidentified French maker's mark on clasp

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Cornelia and Susan Dehon in memory of Mrs. Sidney Brooks

French, about 1840

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Height x depth x length: 4 x 0.4 x 43 cm (1 9/16 x 3/16 x 16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.147

Medium or Technique

Shell, gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pectorals