JOHAN GEORG (GEORGES) BISSINGER (1836-1912), FRENCH, PARIS, CIRCA 1870 | CAMEO WITH THE PROFILE OF A ROMAN WOMAN, PERHAPS A PTOLEMAIC PRINCESS
Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP
JOHAN GEORG (GEORGES) BISSINGER (1836-1912)
FRENCH, PARIS, CIRCA 1870
CAMEO WITH THE PROFILE OF A ROMAN WOMAN, PERHAPS A PTOLEMAIC PRINCESS
agate, in a partially enamelled gold brooch set with rubies, diamonds and pearls
signed: GBissinger on the reverse
cameo: 2.4cm., 15/16 in.
overall: 4.2cm., 1⅝in.
Overall the condition of the stone is excellent with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are a few very minor surface abrasions as is to be expected with any gem of age.
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