Neoclassical hardstone cameo of Psyche

Neoclassical hardstone cameo of Psyche

Code: 10950


This is a superbly sculpted hardstone cameo of Psyche, dating to the 19th century. The layered chalcedony gemstone is cut utilizing the various natural layers in the stone, her head carved from a creamy white layer, whilst the field on a translucent grey layer. It is a large piece, designed for a pendant or brooch.     


CULTURE: Neoclassical

DATE: 19th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Chalcedony

SIZE: 35mm x 27mm x 14mm

WEIGHT: 18.27 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Cheshire.