What kind of material was used?
by Nicholas Lloyd
I recently purchased a cameo on ebay from a reputable dealer. I believe it's pink conch but it's hard to tell. The back is curved and the frame uneven so I believe it isn't plastic or molded. The carving seems to be well done and intricate. Here is the listing that has photos of it:
I was wondering if you might be able to help me both date the piece and figure out what the material is. I live in Italy so I was thinking of taking it to Torre del Greco to have it appraised. Any information you could give me would me much appreciated!
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