Description

    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.


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    Auction Dates
    May-Jun, 2016
    31st-7th Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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