Lava Cameo Cherub Angel 9k Gold Stick Pin Brooch Antique Victorian Grand Tour c1860.

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Charming antique Grand Tour high relief lava cameo stick pin brooch of a cherub dating from the mid Victorian period. This is a time when wealthy young men would before settling down to married life would go on a Grand Tour of Europe, collecting souvenirs on their way.
The gold has been tested as there are no gold marks. There is a very slight wave to the pin. Charming great detailing to the cherub but the tip of the nose is missing, please see the pictures as taken from all angles.
Size of stick pin 6.0 cm or 2.4 inches.
Size of head 2.0 x 1.8 x 0.9 cm or 0.8 x 0.7 x 0.3 inches.
Weight 3.5 grams or 2.2 penny weight.