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    Art Deco Sapphire, Zircon, Diamond, Platinum Bracelet, J.E. Caldwell & Co. for Bailey, Banks & Biddle
    The bracelet features square emerald-cut sapphires in various colors, weighing a total of approximately 46.40 carats, enhanced by a square emerald-cut zircon weighing approximately 3.65 carats, complemented by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.65 carats, set in platinum, marked JEC for J.E. Caldwell & Co., attributed to Bailey, Banks & Biddle. Gross weight 32.70 grams.
    Dimensions: 7 inches x 5/16 inch

    Property from the Didi Hires Estate

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 26 - 50

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Sapphire, Zircon
    Shape(s): Square Emerald-cut
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: An exquisite Art Deco bracelet. Comes in a fitted box signed "The Bailey, Banks & Biddle Co." Completed by a safety clasp. Marked P379 I.M.vZ. HIRES. Zircon has light scratches and minor abrasion.
    J.E. Caldwell & Co.: Based in Philadelphia, this American jewelry firm was founded in 1839 by James Emmott Caldwell, a trained silversmith. The firm sold silver objects, jewelry and giftware. After changes in ownership, the name officially became J.E. Caldwell and Co. in 1868. Their exquisite hand fabricated jewels are among some of the finest examples of American Art Nouveau craftsmanship in evidence. Throughout the 1920’s, they produced refined pieces of Art Deco jewelry for which the firm is still recognized. The business continues to service the Philadelphia area today.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2017
    3rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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