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    Shell Cameo, Gold Lot
    The lot includes eight shell cameos in total: one pendant-brooch depicting a lady's profile, measuring 50.00 x 38.00 mm, set in 10k gold (Dimensions: 2-1/16 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one pendant-brooch depicting a lady's profile, measuring 51.00 x 37.00 mm, set in 10k gold (Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 1-7/16 inches); one pendant-brooch depicting a lady's profile, measuring 45.00 x 34.00 mm, set in 10k gold (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-1/2 inches); one pendant-brooch depicting a lady's profile, measuring 45.00 x 36.00 mm, set in 14k white gold (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one pendant-brooch depicting a lady's profile, measuring 30.00 x 22.00 mm, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-3/8 inch x 1-1/8 inch); one brooch depicting Leda and the Swan, measuring 31.00 x 21.00 mm, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-7/16 inches); one brooch depicting a lady's profile, measuring 24.00 x 19.00 mm, set in 14k white gold (Dimensions: 1-1/4 inches x 15/16 inch); together with one pendant depicting a lady's profile, measuring 26.00 x 19.00 mm, set in 10k white gold. Gross weight 78.60 grams.


    Condition Report*:

    Gem Type: Shell
    Gem Shape: Oval
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Lovely and detailed carvings! First four cameos are completed by a pinstem, catch, and fold-down bail on the reverse. Fifth and sixth cameos are completed by a pinstem and catch on the reverse. Eighth cameo is surmounted by a bail. Second cameo includes plastic that imitates single-cut gemstones.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    22nd-29th Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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