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    Shell Cameo, Gold Pendant-Brooches
    The lot consists of three brooches, including: one pendant-brooch highlighted by an oval-shaped shell cameo depicting a cherub and lady in the clouds, measuring 48.00 x 40.00 mm, framed in 14k gold, completed by a white metal pinstem and "C" catch on the reverse (Dimensions: 2-3/8 inches x 2 1/16 inches) ; one brooch featuring an oval-shaped shell cameo, depicting a cherub and lady in a chariot, measuring 30.00 x 40.00 mm, framed in 18k gold, completed by a 10k gold pinstem and "C" catch on the reverse (Dimensions: 1-9/16 inches x 2 inches); together with one brooch centering an oval-shaped shell cameo, depicting a mythological scene, measuring 35.00 x 47.00 mm, set in 18k gold, completed by a pinstem and "C" catch on reverse (Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 2-1/8 inches). Gross weight for the lot is 40.30 grams.


    Condition Report*: Gem Type: shell cameo
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Oval-shape
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Lovely lot of three mythological shell cameos. Minor repairs have been made, solder on back.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    13th-14th Monday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
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