Pair of "Birds" Roman Intaglio Grand Tour Agate Hardstone Cameo Antique Georgian c1820
Simply fantastic antique Roman intaglio Grand Tour agate hardstone cameo depicting a pair of birds dating from the Georgian period. At this time it was common for young wealthy men to travel across Europe on their Grand Tour before settling down to married adult life. Whilst travelling mementos would be collected along the way. Simply wonderful detailing, very slight wear to the edges, please see the pictures. Waiting to be set into a brooch, pendant, or a necklace. Simply wonderful.
We have other similar antique animal Roman intaglio agate hardstone cameos, please see the separate listings.
Size 1.7 x 1.3 cm or 0.7 x 0.5 inches.
Weight 14 grams or 0.9 penny weight.