SHELL CAMEO, EMERALD AND DIAMOND PENDANT/BROOCH, 1860S
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Set with a shell cameo depicting the Archangel Michael triumphing over Lucifer, to a mount and pendant fitting of knifewire construction set with cushion-shaped diamonds and step-cut emeralds.
The source image of this carved cameo is The Archangel Michael defeating Satan, by Guido Reni, 1635, in the collection of Santa Maria della Concezione de Cappuccini in Rome.