Description

    Shell Cameo, Gold, Silver Vermeil, Yellow Metal Jewelry

    The lot includes: one brooch with a shell cameo depicting Hebe feeding the eagle of Zeus, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-11/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in yellow metal (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1-3/4 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in silver vermeil, completed by an 18k gold bail (Dimensions: 2-9/16 inches x 1-3/4 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a village scene, set in yellow metal (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 2 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a village scene, set in yellow metal (Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 2-1/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a cityscape, set in 10k gold (Dimensions: 2-7/8 inches x 2-5/16 inches); and one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady with a child riding a goat, set in silver vermeil (Dimensions: 1-13/16 inches x 1-1/2 inches). Gross weight 91.70 grams.


    Condition Report*:


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

    Overall Condition:
    Very Good
    Condition Notes:
    1: Completed by a pinstem and "C" catch. Metal tests as 14k gold. 2: Completed by a pinstem and "C" catch. 3: Completed by fold-down bail, pinstem, and "C" catch. Bail tests as 18k gold, bezel marked 800. 4: Completed by a pinstem and catch. 5: Completed by a pinstem and "C" catch. Bezel has some damage. 6: Marked: 10K. Completed by a hinged bail, pinstem, and catch. 7: Completed by a pinstem and "C" catch. Metal tests as silver.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2016
    2nd-9th Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
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