DescriptionShell Cameo, Marcasite, Gold, Silver, Base Metal Jewelry
The lot includes: one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting The Transfiguration, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2-5/8 inches x 2 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in base metal (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-1/4 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting the Three Graces, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-1/4 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a floral scene, and marcasite, set in silver (Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-1/8 inches); and one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 9/16 inches). Gross weight 46.90 grams.
Type(s): Shell, Marcasite
Shape(s): Carved Cameo, Rose-cut
Count: 1 - 25
Interesting cameo scenes. First piece: marked 14K, completed by a pinstem and catch. Second piece: frame, pinstem, and catch do not test as gold or silver; bail tests as 10k gold. Third piece: tests as 14k gold; completed by a pinstem and catch; evidence of lead solder. Fourth piece: tests as silver; pinstem and catch do not test as gold or silver. Fifth piece: tests as 14k, completed by a pinstem and catch.
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