ca. 1852; finely carved shell depicting an allegorical scene of two women, a cherub, and an owl; surmounted in a yellow gold frame with bezel-set pearls; inscribed indistinctly, verso; 27.35 dwts.; 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in.
Condition: discoloration to gold; appears one pearl has been replaced (bottom center);
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