Description

    Shell Cameo, Gold, Silver, Base Metal Jewelry
    The lot includes: one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in base metal (Dimensions: 2-9/16 inches x 1-11/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in base metal (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-11/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in base metal (Dimensions: 1-15/16 inches x 1-11/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in base metal (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one pendant with a shell cameo depicting a maiden on chariot with horses, set in 18k gold (Dimensions: 1-3/8 inches x 15/16 inches); one shell cameo depicting a maiden with a flower (Dimensions: 1-3/8 inches x 1-1/16 inches); and one bracelet with rectangle-shaped shell cameos depicting various mythical chariot scenes, set in silver having vermeil accents (Dimensions: 6-1/2 inches x 9/16 inch). Gross weight 84.50 grams.


    Condition Report*:

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Shell
    Shape(s): Carved Cameo
    Count: 1 - 25

    Metals:
    Gold
    Silver
    Yellow Metal

    Overall Condition:
    Good
    Condition Notes:
    First piece: metal does not test as gold or silver, completed by a pinstem, catch, and bail. Second piece: metal does not test as gold or silver, completed by a base metal catch and 14k gold pinstem. Third and fourth pieces: metal does not test as gold or silver, completed by a pinstem and catch. Fifth piece: tests as 18k gold. Bracelet tests as silver; completed by a safety chain. Third and fourth pieces show evidence of lead solder.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2016
    9th-16th Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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