Description

    Shell Cameo, Coral Cameo, Seed Pearl, Gold, Base Metal Jewelry
    The lot includes: one brooch with an en Habillé shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in 10k gold (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, and seed pearls, set in 10k gold (Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 1-9/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a female harpist, set in base metal (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-1/2 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in base metal (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one shell cameo depicting a lady, child, and dog (Dimensions: 1-13/16 inches x 1-7/16 inches); one pendant-brooch with a coral cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1-1/8 inches); and one coral cameo depicting a lady's profile (Dimensions: 13/16 inch x 9/16 inch). Gross weight 101.00 grams.


    Condition Report*:

    Diamonds:
    Avg Color: J-K-L
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): European-cut
    Count: 1 - 25

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

    Pearls:
    Type: Seed
    Shape: Near Round
    Color: Silver
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Count: 80
    Size: 1.30 x 1.00 mm to 1.60 x 1.45 mm

    Metals:
    Gold
    Yellow Metal

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: Interesting shell and coral cameos. All metals are tested for gold content. First and fourth pieces are completed by a pinstem and catch. Second and sixth pieces are completed by a fold-down bail, pinstem and catch. Third piece is missing the pinstem. The second piece is missing several seed pearls. The fourth cameo is detached from the outer frame from which it spins.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    4th-11th Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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