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    Lot of Shell Cameo, Seed Pearl, Gold, Base Metal Brooches
    The lot includes one pendant-brooch featuring a shell cameo measuring 68.00 x 43.00 mm, enhanced by seed pearls ranging in size from 0.70 to 1.50 mm, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2-5/8 inches x 1-7/8 inches); one brooch featuring a shell cameo measuring 80.00 x 68.00 mm, set in yellow base metal (Dimensions: 2-3/4 inches x 2-1/4 inches); one brooch featuring a shell cameo measuring 50.00 x 37.00 mm, set in 10k gold (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one brooch featuring a shell cameo measuring 50.00 x 37.00 mm, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-5/8 inches); and one brooch featuring a shell cameo measuring 36.00 x 30.00 mm, set in yellow base metal (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-7/8 inches). Gross weight 80.70 grams.


    Condition Report*: Gem Type: Shell
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Cameo
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Pearl Type: Seed
    Pearl Surface: Blemished
    Pearl Shape: Near Round
    Pearl Color: White
    Pearl Overtone: Rose
    Pearl Luster: Fair
    Pearl Count: 158
    Pearl Size: 0.70 to 1.50 mm
    Notes: Great variety of shell cameo brooches. Brooch 1: completed by a bail, pin stem and catch, marked 14K, Brooch 2: completed by a pin stem and catch, metal doesn't test as gold, Brooch 3: completed by a pin stem and catch, gold tests as 10K, Brooch 4: completed by a pin stem and catch, marked 14K, Brooch 5: completed by a pin stem and catch, metal doesn't test as gold, shell is cracked on the front of cameo.
    *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
    December, 2015
    29th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 14
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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