DescriptionShell Cameo, Diamond, Gold Jewelry
The lot includes: one brooch with a shell cameo depicting Diana the Huntress, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2-3/16 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting Bacchus, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2-3/8 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with an en Habillé shell cameo depicting Bacchus, with a diamond weighing approximately 0.02 carat, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2-1/16 inches x 1-1/2 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-1/8 inches); one pendant with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-13/16 inches x 7/8 inch); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's bust, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-3/8 inches x 1 inch); and one pair of earrings with shell cameos depicting a lady's bust, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 3/4 inch x 5/8 inch). Gross weight 79.00 grams.
*Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears
Diamond Average Color: J-K-L
Diamond Average Clarity: VS
Diamond Shapes: Single-cut
Diamond Count: 1 - 25
Gem Type: Shell
Gem Shape: Carved Cameo
Gem Count: 1 - 25
Overall Condition: Very Good
Notes: First piece: gold tests as 14k, pinstem does not test as gold or silver. Second and third pieces: gold tests as 14k, completed by a fold-down bail, pinstem and catch. Fourth piece: gold tests as 14k, completed by a fold-down bail, pinstem is missing. Fifth piece: gold tests as 14k, evidence of lead solder near the bail. Sixth piece: marked 14K, completed by a fold-down bail, pinstem and catch. Earrings are marked 14K, and are completed by clip backs.
*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".
Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Miscellaneous Collectibles, Small (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 per lot.
Opens about 01/02/2018
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
- Cash Advances
- More Bidders
- Trusted Experts
- Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)