Description

    Shell Cameo, Gold Jewelry
    The lot includes: one brooch featuring a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, measuring 54.00 x 43.00 mm, enhanced by a full-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.07 carat, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2-3/8 inches x 1-7/8 inches); one pendant-brooch featuring a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, measuring 25.00 x 19.30 mm, enhanced by a wired frame composed of seed pearls ranging in size from 1.00 x 0.60 mm - 1.10 x 1.10 mm, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-7/16 inch x 15/16 inch); one brooch featuring a shell cameo depicting a sitting figure near a building, measuring 20.00 x 15.00 mm, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1 inch x 13/16 inch). Gross weight 32.50 grams.


    Condition Report*:

    Diamond Average Color: M+
    Diamond Average Clarity: SI
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Shell
    Gem Shape: Carved
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Pearl Type: Seed
    Pearl Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Pearl Shape: Baroque
    Pearl Color: Cream
    Pearl Overtone: Aubergine
    Pearl Luster: Good
    Pearl Count: 76
    Pearl Size: 1.00 x 0.60 mm - 1.10 x 1.10 mm
    Notes: An exquisite lot of cameos! All pieces completed by pinstem and catch on the reverse. Pendant-brooch is also completed by a fold-down bail on the reverse.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    1st-8th Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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