DescriptionShell Cameo, Coral Cameo, Gold, Base Metal Jewelry
The lot includes: one brooch with a shell cameo depicting Cupid and Psyche, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-15/16 inch x 1-5/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting Diana the Huntress, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 1-3/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting Minerva, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-1/2 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting Poseidon on horseback, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-5/16 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in 14k gold (Diameter: 1-1/2 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in base metal (Dimensions: 15/16 inch x 13/16 inch); and one pendant-brooch with a coral cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-11/16 inches x 1-1/8 inches). Gross weight 70.50 grams.
Gem Type: Shell, Coral
Gem Shape: Carved Cameo
Gem Count: 1 - 25
Overall Condition: Good
Notes: Interesting variety of cameos! First piece: marked 14K, pinstem does not test as gold or silver. Second piece: marked 14K, has a fold-down bail. Third piece: marked 14K, has a jump ring for attaching a bail. Fourth piece: marked 14K. Fifth piece: gold tests as 14k, has a fold-down bail. Sixth piece: metal does not test as gold or silver. Seventh piece: gold tests as 14k, has a fold-down bail, pinstem does not come out of the "C" catch easily. Small areas of tarnish on the first and fifth pieces.
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