Description

    Shell Cameo, Coral Cameo, Diamond, Marcasite, Gold, Silver, Silver Vermeil, Base Metal Jewelry
    The lot includes: one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in 14k gold, completed by a base metal pinstem (Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 1-7/8 inches); one shell cameo depicting the Madonna and Child (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1-1/4 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a female figure, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a female figure, set in silver vermeil (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-7/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting Mercury, set in 10k gold (Dimensions: 1-3/8 inches x 1-1/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a coral cameo depicting a lady's profile, with diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.05 carat, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1 inch); and one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting flowers, with marcasite, set in silver, completed by a base metal pinstem and bail (Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-1/16 inches). Gross weight 65.30 grams.


    Condition Report*:

    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Single-cut
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Shell, Coral, Marcasite
    Gem Shape: Carved Cameo, Rose-cut
    Gem Count: 51 - 75
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: First piece: tests as 14k, pinstem does not test as gold or silver. Third piece: marked 14K, missing pinstem, has a catch and a fold-down bail. Fourth piece: tests as silver, has gold-plating, and is completed by a fold-down bail, pinstem, and catch. Fifth piece: tests as 10k, has pinstem and catch. Sixth piece: marked 14k on the catch, has a pinstem and fold-down bail, marked "PRESENTED TO ELIZABETH A MOORE BY EMPLOYES VERONA TOOL WORKS JULY 1918" on the back. Seventh piece tests as silver.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    17th-24th Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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