DescriptionShell Cameo, Marcasite, Glass, Gold, Silver Jewelry
The lot includes: one brooch with an en Habillé shell cameo, with round-cut glass, set in silver (Dimensions: 1-15/16 inches x 1-5/8 inches); two pendant-brooches with shell cameos, and marcasite, set in silver (Dimensions: 2-1/16 inches x 1-3/8 inches and 1-5/8 inches x 1-1/8 inches); and four pendant-brooches with shell cameos, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-1/4 inches, 1-3/4 inches x 1-1/4 inches, 1-1/2 inches x 1 inch, and 1-5/8 inches x 1-1/4 inches). Gross weight 64.40 grams.
Gem Type: Shell, Marcasite
Gem Shape: Carved Cameo, Rose-cut
Gem Count: 1 - 25
Overall Condition: Very Good
Notes: All cameos except for the fifth depict a lady's profile; fifth cameo depicts three maidens. First piece: tests as silver, completed by a pinstem and catch. Second and third pieces: test as silver, completed by a bail, pinstem and catch. Fourth piece: tests as 14k gold, completed by a double bail, pinstem and catch. Fifth, sixth and seventh pieces: marked 14K, completed by a fold-down bail, pinstem and catch.
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