Description

    Shell Cameo, Hardstone Cameo, Gold, Silver Vermeil, Base Metal Jewelry
    The lot includes: one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1-7/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in silver vermeil (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-9/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in base metal (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1-7/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in base metal (Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-3/8 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in base metal (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1-3/8 inches); one brooch with a black onyx cameo depicting a Roman soldier's profile, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1 inch x 3/4 inch); one ring with a black onyx cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in 14k gold (Size: 9-1/2, sizeable). Gross weight 73.70 grams.


    Condition Report*:

    Gem Type: Shell, Black Onyx
    Gem Shape: Carved Cameo
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: A nice selection of shell and hardstone cameos. First piece: marked 14K, completed by a pinstem and catch. Second piece: metal tests as silver vermeil, pinstem and catch do not test as gold or silver. Third, fourth, and fifth pieces: metal does not test as gold or silver, completed by a pinstem and catch. Sixth piece: marked 14K, completed by a pinstem and catch. Ring tests as 14k. Fifth shell cameo has a crack down the left side.


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    Auction Dates
    Jul-Aug, 2016
    26th-2nd Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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