Description

    Shell Cameo, Marcasite, Glass, Gold, Silver, Base Metal Jewelry
    The lot includes: one pendant-necklace with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in 14k white gold, suspended by a 14k white gold chain (Pendant Dimensions: 1-15/16 inches x 1-1/4 inches, Chain Length: 16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1-1/2 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in base metal (Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-1/8 inches); one shell cameo depicting a lady's profile (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1-3/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, and green glass, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting flowers, with marcasite, set in silver (Dimensions: 1-7/16 inches x 15/16 inch); one pair of earrings with shell cameos depicting flowers, with marcasite, set in silver (Dimensions: 3/4 inch x 9/16 inch); and one bracelet with shell cameos depicting chariot scenes, set in silver with base metal links (Dimensions: 6-3/4 inches x 1/2 inch). Gross weight 70.40 grams.


    Condition Report*:

    Gem Type: Shell, Marcasite
    Gem Shape: Carved Cameo, Rose-cut
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: First piece: pendant and chain test as 14k. Second piece: tests as 14k, pinstem and catch do not test as gold or silver. Third piece: does not test as gold or silver, has a fold-down bail, pinstem and catch. Fifth piece: marked 14K, pinstem does not test as gold or silver, fold-down post and catch test as 14k gold. Sixth and seventh pieces test as silver. Eighth piece tests as silver, links do not test as gold or silver. Lead solder and glue are evident on the second piece.


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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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