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    Shell Cameo, Marcasite, Gold, Silver, Silver Vermeil, Base Metal Jewelry
    The lot includes seven cameos: one pendant-brooch depicting a lady's profile, measuring 38.00 x 30.00 mm, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-9/16 inches); one pendant-brooch depicting a lady's profile, measuring 35.00 mm, set in silver (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1-1/2 inches); one pendant-brooch depicting a lady's profile, measuring 43.00 x 32.00 mm, accented by marcasite, set in silver vermeil (Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 1-5/8 inches); one pendant-brooch depicting an angel and cherub, measuring 48.00 x 37.00 mm, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 1-3/4 inches); one brooch depicting a lady's profile, measuring 45.00 x 34.00 mm, set in yellow metal (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-1/2 inches); one brooch depicting the Three Maidens, measuring 40.00 x 30.00 mm, set in yellow metal (Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1-3/8 inches); and one cameo depicting a lady's profile, measuring 49.00 x 36.00 mm (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-7/16 inches). Gross weight 94.40 grams.




    Condition Report*: Gem Type: Shell, Marcasite
    Gem Shape: Carved Cameo, Round-cut
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: Wonderful collection of shell cameos. First four cameos are completed by a pinstem, catch, and fold-down bail. Fifth and sixth cameos are completed by a pinstem and catch. Fourth cameo: catch needs adjustment. Sixth cameo marked WHITECO.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    21st Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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