Cameo brooch

Object Number: 
INV.5
Date: 
ca. 1861
Medium: 
Shell, gold
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 3.8 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on underside of cameo: "Jules Libulhorn [?] / 1861"
Description: 
Oval cameo brooch; male profile portrait bust carved in shell. shell is cracked in two places.
Gallery Label: 
The cameo bears an inscription: "Jules Libulhorn [?] / 1861". It is unclear whether this refers to the subject or the maker.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group