Description

    Shell, Coral, Lava, Marcasite, Gold, Silver Cameo Jewelry

    The lot includes: one shell cameo, depicting a bucolic scene (Dimensions: 1-1/8 inches x 15/16 inch); one pendant-brooch with a coral cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 1-1/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo measuring depicting a bouquet of flowers, set in silver (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-3/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo and marcasite, set in silver (Dimensions: 2-3/8 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting Saturn the God, set in silver (Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a bucolic scene, set in silver (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-3/4 inches); and one brooch with a lava cameo depicting Bacchante with grapes, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 1-15/16 inches). Gross weight 85.10 grams.


    Condition Report*:


    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Shell, Lava, Coral, Marcasite
    Shape(s): Carved, Rose-cut
    Count: 26 - 50

    Overall Condition:
    Very Good
    Condition Notes:
    2: Marked: 14K. Completed by a fold-down bail, pinstem and catch. 3: Metal tests as silver. A small part of the bezel is missing. Completed by a bail, pinstem and catch. 4: Metal tests as silver. Completed by a bail, pinstem and catch. Two marcasites are chipped. 5: Metal tests as silver. Completed by a pinstem and C catch. 6: Metal tests as silver. Completed by a pinstem and catch. 7: Metal tests as 14k. Completed by a 10k gold pinstem and catch. Evidence of lead solder.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2016
    2nd-9th Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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