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    Victorian Diamond, Hardstone, Seed Pearl, Enamel, Gold Jewelry
    Stones: Banded onyx cameos
    Metal: 18k gold
    Theme: Cameo portraits of Apollo and Diana; ram's head; doorknocker
    Marked: Luigi Rosi Roma Piazza di Spagna 86
    Gross Weight: 22.30 grams
    Dimensions: 2-3/4 inches x 1 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears

    Metal: 14k gold; enamel
    Theme: Putti, Archeological Revival
    Gross Weight: 17.20 grams
    Dimensions: 2 inches x 7/8 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears and are easily converted

    Stones: Black onyx tablets
    Pearl: Seed pearls measuring 1.50 mm
    Metal: 14k rose gold; enamel
    Theme: Mourning jewelry
    Gross Weight: 9.70 grams
    Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 1/2 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears

    Stones: Mine and rose-cut diamonds
    Metal: 14k gold; enamel
    Theme: Tassel
    Gross Weight: 16.90 grams
    Dimensions: 2-3/8 inches x 3/4 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears

    Property of a Baltimore, Maryland Estate


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): Old Mine, Rose
    Count: 1 - 25

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Banded Agate, Onyx
    Shape(s): Cameo, Carved
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Pearls:

    Pearl: 1
    Type: Seed
    Shape: Round
    Color: Cream
    Overtone: Rose
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Count: 38
    Size: 1.50 mm


    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: A mixture of fabulous Victorian-era earrings: Two pairs of 'Grand Tour' earrings which Victorians acquired while traveling through Italy, including darling enameled putti in the style of Renaissance frescoes and two cameos signed on the back by the carver, Luigi Rosi, who sold his art beneath the Spanish Steps in Rome. A pair of onyx mourning earrings and blue enameled tassel earrings that mimic the fringes popular on Victorian dressed. All are completed by shepherd's hooks or posts, except the enameled putti earrings completed by clips. Evidence of lead solder repair on the onyx pair.
    *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
    September, 2021
    21st Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 18
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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