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    Shell Cameo, Gold, Silver Vermeil, Base Metal Jewelry
    The lot includes: one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in base metal (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1-1/2 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting three maidens, set in 10k gold (Dimensions: 1-5/16 inches x 7/8 inch); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-3/8 inches); one shell cameo depicting flowers, set in base metal (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a whimsical scene with an angel and a maiden, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-7/16 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a cherub in a chariot being driven by horses, set in silver vermeil (Dimensions: 1-15/16 inches x 1-7/16 inches); and one bracelet with shell cameos depicting chariot scenes, set in silver with base metal links (Dimensions: 6-1/2 inches x 9/16 inch). Gross weight 71.20 grams.


    Condition Report*: Gem Type: Shell
    Gem Shape: Carved Cameo
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: First piece: does not test as gold or silver, completed by a pinstem and bent catch. Second piece: marked 10K, completed by a fold-down bail, pinstem and catch. Third piece: tests as 14k gold, pinstem and catch do not test as gold or silver. Fourth piece: does not test as gold or silver, completed by a pinstem, catch and stopper. Fifth piece: tests as 14k, completed by a bail, pinstem and catch. Sixth piece: tests as silver, gold-plated, catch is base metal. Seventh piece: tests as silver.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    7th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
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