Description

    Shell Cameo, Marcasite, Silver, Gold-Filled, Base Metal Jewelry
    The lot includes: one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo measuring 40.00 x 31.00 mm, with marcasite, set in silver, completed by a base metal pinstem and catch (Dimensions: 2-1/16 inches x 1-3/8 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo measuring 24.30 mm x 18.50 mm, set in silver (Dimensions: 1-1/8 inches x 15/16 inch); one pair of earrings with shell cameos measuring 18.40 x 13.60 mm and 18.20 x 13.15 mm, set in gold-filled metal (Dimensions: 3/4 inch x 1/2 inch); and one pendant with a shell cameo measuring 18.70 x 13.65 mm, set in base metal (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inch x 13/16 inch). Gross weight 23.80 grams.
    *Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears


    Condition Report*:

    Gem Type: Shell, Marcasite
    Gem Shape: Carved, Rose-cut
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: All cameos depict a lady's profile. Pendant-brooch tests as silver and is marked 800; pinstem and catch do not test as gold or silver. Brooch tests as silver, and has a jump ring where a bail may have been attached. Gold plating has worn off on the brooch. Earrings are marked: WHITE CO. GF 1/20 12KT. One earring has a cameo that is set upside down. Metal on the pendant does not test as silver or gold.


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    Auction Dates
    Mar-Apr, 2016
    29th-5th Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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