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    Victorian Shell Cameo, Seed Pearl, Half-Pearl, Enamel, Gold Jewelry

    The lot includes: one pendant with a shell cameo depicting a lady's bust, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-1/4 inches x 3/4 inch); one brooch with black enamel applied on 18k gold (Dimensions 1-1/8 inches x 1-3/8 inches); one stick pin with pearls woven on mother-of-pearl, set in 10k pink gold (Dimensions: 2-5/8 inches x 3/4 inch); one brooch with two half pearls, set in 14k gold (Dimensions 2-5/8 inches x 1-11/16 inches); and one brooch with blue and white enamel applied on 14k gold. (Dimensions: 1-3/8 inches x 2-3/8 inches). Gross weight 47.20 grams.

    Condition Report*: Gem Type: Mother-of-Pearl
    Gem Shape: Carved
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Pearl Type: Seed
    Pearl Surface: Blemished
    Pearl Shape: Baroque
    Pearl Color: Cream
    Pearl Overtone: Rose
    Pearl Luster: Good
    Pearl Count: 146
    Pearl Size: 1.00 x 1.20 - 3.00 x 3.50 mm
    Notes: 1: Metal tests as 14k gold. 2. Metal tests as 18k gold; most of the black enamel is missing; completed by a base metal pinstem and gold "C" catch. 3. Metal tests as 10k gold; 3 pearls are missing; pin shows signs of lead solder. 4. Metal tests as 14k; half pearls measure 3.10 & 3.60 mm; piece is detachable with a shepherd's hook; completed by a "C" catch, no pinstem. 5. Metal tests as 14k gold; completed by a base metal pinstem and gold "C" catch; brooch has a few dents and has been repaired.
    *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
    July, 2016
    12th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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