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    Shell 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.

    Condition Report*: 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.
    *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".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    28th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 407

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