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Gold mounted shell cameo

An antique gold-mounted shell cameo designed as a diadem, depicting Phoebus Apollo and the Hours preceded by Aurora.

camee: width 8,6 cm height 3,3 cm
diadem: width 11.4 cm height 5,4 cm

Lit: Vivienne Becker, Antique and 20th Century Jewellery, London 1980, p.143

Date: Circa 1780
Style period: Louis XVI
Dimensions: 5.4 x 11.4 cm (h x w)
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