Description

    Victorian Shell Cameo, Diamond, Seed Pearl, Gold, Sterling Silver, Gold-Filled Jewelry

    The lot includes: one shell cameo depicting a lady's profile (Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-3/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady and gentleman dancing, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-11/16 inches x 1-5/16 inches); one brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in sterling silver (Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 1-7/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in sterling silver with vermeil accents (Dimensions: 2-5/16 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.20 carat, and seed pearls, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2-3/8 inches x 1-13/14 inches); one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, set in 14k white gold (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-3/8 inches); one pendant-brooch with an en Habillé shell cameo depicting a lady's profile, with a single-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.01 carat, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-13/16 inches x 1-5/8 inches); and one pendant-brooch with a shell cameo depicting a floral scene, set in gold-filled metal (Dimensions: 1-5/16 inches x 7/8 inch). Gross weight 83.50 grams.


    Condition Report*:

    Diamond Average Color: J-K-L
    Diamond Average Clarity: SI
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut, Single-cut
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Shell
    Gem Shape: Carved Cameo
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Pearl Type: Seed
    Pearl Surface: Blemished
    Pearl Shape: Near Round
    Pearl Color: Multi
    Pearl Luster: Good
    Pearl Count: 32
    Pearl Size: 1.65 - 1.80 mm
    Notes: Wonderful collection of shell cameo jewelry. First brooch tests as 14k. Second brooch is marked STERLING; pinstem and catch test as base metal. First pendant-brooch tests as sterling silver, gold outlining on frame tests as vermeil. Second, third, and fourth pendant-brooches are marked 14K. Fifth pendant-brooch is marked 1/20 12K G.F.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2016
    12th-19th Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
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