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Empire Cameo and Enamel Necklace

Auction:
2496
Lot:
450
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2496
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 16, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Empire Cameo and Enamel Necklace, c. 1800, composed of sixteen shell cameos depicting cherubs driving chariots, astride winged lions, serving libations, drinking from chalices, and delivering ritual objects, joined by delicate fancy link wirework chain, gold mount, lg. 18 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Cameo, Chalice, Chariot, Glass art, Hardstone carving, Libation, Necklace

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