DescriptionShell Cameo, Gold-Filled, Base Metal Jewelry
The lot includes seven shell cameos: one pendant depicting a lady and a cherub, set within a gold-filled frame (Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 1-9/16 inches); three brooches depicting a bucolic scene, set within base metal frames (Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 1-7/8 inches; 1-3/4 inches x 1-7/16 inches; 1-11/16 inches x 1-7/16 inches); one brooch depicting the Medusa, set within a base metal frame (Dimensions: 2-1/8 1-3/4 inches); and two pendant-brooches, one depicting a floral scene and one depicting the Three Maidens, both set in base metal frames (Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 1-1/16 inches; 1-3/8 inches x 15/16 inch). Gross weight 63.90 grams.
Gem Type: Shell
Gem Shape: Carved Cameo
Gem Count: 1 - 25
Overall Condition: Good
Notes: The cameos would be a lovely addition to a collection. First pendant marked 12K G.F. All other pieces do not test as gold or silver. Pendants completed by bails. The first brooch has a broken portion around the frame. Several brooches show tarnishing.
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