LUIGI ROSI - A mid 19th century Italian cameo and pearl set brooch
decorated with a cameo on agate depicting a young woman, bust-length with twisted and plaited hair, all with in a rope-twist filigree and pellet frame set with four pearls, the cameo signed lower right 'L. ROSI' and on the back 'Luigi Rosi, Roma, Piazza di Spagna 86'
Height: 4.6cm
Estimate £ 2,500-5,000 + fees

Cameos by LuIgi Rosi are in the collections of the British Museum, London (museum no. 1978,1002.1049) and the Milton Weil collection, Metropolitan Museum, New York (accession no. 40.20.51).