Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Shell Cameo, Hardstone Cameo, Marcasite, Gold, Silver, Base Metal Jewelry
    The lot includes: five brooches with shell cameos, one depicting The Madonna, with marcasite, one depicting a mythological god riding a chariot, one depicting a bucolic scene, one depicting a dancing maiden, and one depicting a lady's profile with a volcano in the distance; one pendant with a shell cameo depicting a female figure; and one ring with a black onyx cameo depicting a soldier's profile; all set in gold, silver, and base metal. Gross weight 61.20 grams.

    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Shell, Black Onyx, Marcasite
    Shape(s): Cameo, Round-cut
    Count: 1 - 25

    Yellow Metal
    White Metal

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: All metals have been tested for gold content if not marked. Brooches measure 1-1/4 inches x 1-1/2 inches to 1-13/16 inches x 1-3/8 inches, two completed by bails. Pendant Dimensions: 1-1/8 inches x 13/16 inch. Ring Size: 8-3/4 (sizeable).
    *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".

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    4th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 112

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976 receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2014 September 23 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction
    2014 September 23 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction
    REALIZED $2,303,258
    2014 September 22 Fine Jewelry Signature Auction
    2014 September 22 Fine Jewelry Signature Auction
    REALIZED $1,970,300
    Special American Watches
    Special American Watches
    REALIZED $189,844