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    Description

    Antique Diamond, Colored Diamond, Multi-Stone, Gold Compact, Russian
    Stones: European, triangle, pear, marquise, and lozenge-shaped near colorless and colored diamonds weighing a total of approximately 2.80 carats; cushion and round-cut rubies weighing a total of approximately 1.15 carats; oval cabochon and cushion-shaped sapphires weighing approximately 0.85 carat; kite and emerald-cut emeralds weighing a total of approximately 0.60 carat
    Metal: 14k gold
    Marked: Russian Hallmarks
    Gross Weight: 222.40 grams
    Dimensions: 4 inches x 2-1/2 inches
    *Note: colored diamonds not tested for origin of color

    Property of a Fort Worth, Texas Collector


    Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Colored Diamond Color: Yellow, Brown
    Avg Color: J-K-L
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): European, Triangle, Pear, Marquise, Lozenge
    Count: 1 - 25

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
    Shape(s): Cushion, Oval, Round, Kite, Emerald
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: If the surface of the moon was bejeweled with precious gems this is what it would look like! The texture of this compact is extraterrestrial. It is definitely fun and funky! Having a cylindrical opening near the hinge for the insertion of a small pencil. The "lip" of the compact is stamped with a Russian hallmark showing a combined fineness mark for 56 (14k gold) and the crossed anchor town mark of St. Petersburg. This double element mark was used between 1847-1898. Paired with an indistinct assay office mark. Minor abrasion seen on a few stones, notably the emeralds and rubies. Interior of the compact is empty, no mirror, the gold having a matte finish.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    September
    27th Monday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    September
    27th Monday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    6 Days 8h 49m 8s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: 17
    Page Views: 249

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 55001-55445) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Monday, September 27, 2021.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 7 days before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions
    2801 W. Airport Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75261



    Current Bid:
    $7,000
    Bid Protection
    w/ Buyer's Premium (BP) : $8,750.00 Minimum Next Bid: $7,250 ($9,062.50 w/ BP)
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