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    Lot of Conch Shell, Gold-Plated Cameos
    The lot includes a gold-plated brooch featuring a conch shell cameo in high relief of a bacchante pouring wine for Cupid; and an unmounted conch shell cameo of Euterpe, Muse of Music. Gross weight 25.00 grams.
    Mounted Cameo Dimensions: 2-1/16 inches x 1-3/4 inches
    Unmounted Cameo Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 7/8 inch


    Condition Report*: Gem Type: conch shell
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: oval cameo
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Fair
    Notes: The cameo set in the brooch has a hairline crack, and the loose cameo has a smal break at the top where a drill hole was.
    *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
    June, 2014
    24th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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