Description

    Shell Cameo, Gold, Base Metal Jewelry
    The lot includes: one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in 10k gold, completed by a base metal pinstem (Dimensions: 2-7/16 inches x 1-7/8 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bird bath scene, set in base metal (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-9/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a whimsical scene with an angel and child, set in base metal (Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 1-7/8 inches); one shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene (Dimensions: 1-9/16 inches x 1-5/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in 14k gold, completed by a base metal pinstem and catch (Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 1-1/8 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a seaside village, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-1/8 inches x 7/8 inch); and one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a woman fishing, set in base metal (Dimensions: 1-3/16 inches x 1-1/16 inches). Gross weight 63.50 grams.


    Condition Report*:

    Gem Type: Shell
    Gem Shape: Carved Cameo
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: First piece: tests as 10k, completed by a bail, pinstem and catch, pinstem does not test as gold or silver. Second and third brooches do not test as gold or silver, both are completed by a pinstem and catch. Fifth brooch tests as 14k, completed by a pinstem and catch, pinstem does not test as gold or silver. Sixth piece is marked 14k, completed by a pinstem and catch. Seventh piece does not test as gold or silver, and is completed by a pinstem and "C" catch.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    24th-31st Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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