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    Shell Cameo, Coral, Silver Vermeil Brooch
    The shell cameo depicting a lady's profile measures 54.00 x 41.00 mm, and the coral cabochons measure 6.25 mm, set in silver vermeil, completed by a base metal pinstem. Two small chains are attached to the back: one crafted in base metal; the other crafted in silver vermeil with coral cabochons measuring 7.00 x 5.00 mm and 7.65 x 4.95 mm. Gross weight 39.30 grams.
    Dimensions: 2-13/16 inches x 2-5/16 inches


    Condition Report*: Gem Type: Shell, Coral
    Gem Shape: Carved, Cabochon, Oval-shaped Cabochon
    Gem Count: 26 - 50
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: A vibrant shell and coral brooch. Metal tests as silver, with gold plating. Pinstem does not test as gold or silver. One chain tests as silver, with gold plating. The other chain does not test as gold or silver. Evidence of lead solder on the back. Some areas are tarnished.
    *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

    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    24th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 17
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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