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    Shell, Hardstone, Coral, Turquoise, Lava, Diamond, Enamel Cameo Lot
    The lot consists of fourteen cameos, including: one featuring an oval-shaped lava cameo measuring 43.00 x 33.00 mm, depicting a lady's profile, set in 18k gold, completed by a retractable bail, pinstem and catch on the reverse, signed by Brancaccio (Dimensions: 2-5/16 inches x 1-1/2 inches); one featuring an oval-shaped turquoise cameo measuring 25.00 x 16.00 mm, depicting a lady's profile, set in textured 14k gold, completed by a retractable bail, pinstem and catch on the reverse. (Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 15/16 inch); one featuring an oval-shaped hardstone cameo measuring 29.50 x 22.00 mm, depicting a lady's profile, set in textured 14k gold, completed by a retractable bail, pinstem and catch on the reverse (Dimensions: 1-9/16 inches x 1 inch); one featuring an oval-shaped hardstone cameo, in high relief, measuring 35.00 x 26.00 mm, depicting a Victorian lady's profile, having a green enamel accent, set in openwork 10k gold, completed by a retractable bail, pinstem and catch complete the reverse. (Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-3/8 inches); one oval-shaped coral cameo, in high relief, measuring 20.00 x 16.50 mm, depicting lady's profile facing right, enhanced by a European-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.03 carat, set in 10k gold, completed by a retractable bail, pinstem and catch on the reverse. (Dimensions: 1-1/4 inches x 1 inch); one oval-shaped coral cameo, in high relief, measuring 21.00 x 15.50 mm, depicting a lady's profile, set in stamped 10k gold, completed by a pinstem and "C" catch on reverse. (Dimensions: 1-1/4 inches x 1-1/8 inches); one oval-shaped shell cameo, in high relief, measuring 25.50 x 19.50 mm, depicting a lady facing front, framed in 14k gold, completed by retractable bail, pinstem and catch on the reverse. (Dimensions: 1-1/8 inches x 7/8 inch); one oval-shaped shell cameo, two-sided measuring 19.00 x 14.00 mm, depicting a goat on one side, and a lady's profile on the other, set in 14k gold, completed by a hook for a charm. (Dimensions: 1 inch x 9/16 inch); one features an oval-shaped shell cameo measuring 44.00 x 33.50 mm, depicting a Victorian lady's profile, set in textured 14k gold, completed by retractable bail, pinstem and catch on the reverse. (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-1/2 inches); one features an oval-shaped shell cameo measuring 47.50 x 36.00 mm, depicting a Victorian lady's profile with flowers in her hair, framed in 14k gold, completed by a retractable bail, pinstem and catch on the reverse (Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 1-9/16 inches); one features an oval-shaped shell cameo measuring 49.00 x 37.00 mm, depicting a Victorian lady's profile, set in openwork 10k gold, completed by a retractable bail, pinstem and catch on the reverse (Dimensions: 2-1/2 inches x 1-3/4 inches); one oval-shaped shell cameo measuring 50.00 x 41.00 mm, depicting a Greek goddess feeding a eagle, framed in 14k gold, completed by a pinstem and "C" catch on reverse (Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 1-7/8 inches); one features an oval-shaped shell cameo measuring 47.00 x 36.50 mm, depicting a Victorian lady's profile, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.15 carat, set in 14k gold, completed by a bail on reverse (Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 1-3/4 inches); together with one featuring a horseshoe-shaped shell cameo measuring 44.00 x 35.00 mm, depicting a lady's profile framed in a horseshoe, enhanced by full and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.08 carat, set in openwork 14k gold, completed by a retractable bail, pinstem and catch on the reverse (Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 1-11/16 inches)


    Condition Report*: Designer: Brancacci
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: SI
    Diamond Shapes: Old European-cut, Full-cut, Single-cut
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Lava, Turquoise, Hardstone, Shell, Coral
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Oval-shaped, Horseshoe-shaped
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Lot of fourteen cameo's, One lava cameo is signed by Brancaccio. Wonderful collection of cameo's using turquoise, coral, hardstone and shell.
    *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, 2010
    13th-14th Monday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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