#128 Deluxe Cameo Helmet Shell Portrait

An exquisite cameo carved portrait from helmet shell of a woman with grapes and grape foliage in her hair. She may represent Oeno, goddess of wine. The shell is mounted in an irregular enameled frame in luscious colors of red, pink, lavender, and blue. Cut steels embellish the frame. The reverse is gilded with a loop shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.