Carved Shell Cameo of Minerva in a shadow box frame

Carved Shell Cameo of Minerva in a shadow box frame

Code: 10424

Dimensions:H: 19cm (7.5")W: 19cm (7.5")

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A vintage Italian shell cameo, carved with a profile portrait of Minerva / Athena wearing her plumed helmet and carrying a shield, mounted in a shadow box frame.

The cameo most likely dates from the early 20th  Century and the frame is modern.

The cameo measures 4cm x 3cm and the box 19cm square.