London, South Kensington
22 May 2001
AN ANTIQUE HARDSTONE CAMEO AND TINTED DIAMOND BROOCH,
the agate cameo of a female profile signed on the truncation BERINI, in a gold scroll mount with a border of diamonds exhibiting various tints including pale green/blue, with detachable brooch fittings.
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Antonio Berini 1770-1830. For a further example of his work refer to the Hull Grundy gift to the British Museum item 878, illustrated on colour plate 40 of The Art of the Jeweller.
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