Description

    Shell Cameo, Coral Cameo, Cultured Pearl, Gold, Silver, Base Metal Jewelry
    The lot includes: one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting the Three Graces, set in base metal (Dimensions: 2-5/16 inches x 1-15/16 inches); one pair of earrings with shell cameos depicting a maiden, set in 18k gold (Dimensions: 3-1/8 inches x 1-1/8 inches and 2-5/8 inches x 1-1/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in silver, (Dimensions: 2-1/16 inches x 1-13/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a floral scene, set in base metal (Dimensions: 1-15/16 inches x 1-13/16 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, and cultured pearls, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-13/16 inches x 1-3/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a coral cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 1-1/8 inches); and one coral cameo depicting a lady's profile (Dimensions: 13/16 inches x 5/8 inch). Gross weight 80.40 grams.


    Condition Report*:

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Shell, Coral
    Shape(s): Carved Cameo
    Count: 1 - 25

    Pearls:
    Type: Akoya
    Shape: Round
    Color: Cream
    Overtone: Rose
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Count: 4
    Size: 2.80 - 2.85 mm

    Overall Condition:
    Good
    Condition Notes:
    Fabulous cameos! First piece: does not test as gold or silver. Earrings: gold tests as 18k; one earring is missing a latch back. Third piece: metal tests as silver; bail, pinstem and catch do not test as gold or silver. Fourth piece: metal does not test as gold or silver. Fifth piece: marked 14K, completed by a bail, pinstem and catch. Sixth piece: marked 14K, completed by a fold-down bail, pinstem and catch.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2016
    16th-23rd Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
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