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    Victorian Painted Portrait, Freshwater Cultured Pearl, Seed Pearl, Enamel, Gold Locket-Pendants
    The lot includes five locket-pendants: one with a painted portrait and black enamel applied on 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-15/16 inches x 1-3/16 inches); one with a seed pearl measuring 2.05 mm and black enamel applied on 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 7/8 inch); one with freshwater cultured pearls measuring 6.20 mm to 7.60 mm, set in 10k gold (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-1/4 inches); one with a baroque freshwater cultured pearl measuring 10.70 x 8.50 mm, seed pearls measuring 1.75 mm to 2.05 mm, and a painted landscape, set in 18k gold (Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-1/4 inches); and one crafted in 10k gold, completed by a base metal bail (Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 7/8 inch). Gross weight 60.40 grams.

    Condition Report*: Overall Condition: Good
    Pearl Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Pearl Color: Multi
    Pearl Luster: Good
    Pearl Count: 10
    Pearl Size: 1.75 mm to 10.70 x 8.50 mm
    Notes: A splendid assortment of Victorian lockets. 1st locket tests as 14k, enamel is damaged, appears that photos were once inside & have since been removed, glass cover inside is loose. 2nd locket tests as 14k, four black & white portraits are found inside, one of the glass covers over a portrait is cracked. 3rd locket tests as 10k gold, dents are present on the reverse. 4th locket tests as 18k gold, hinge is broken. 5th locket tests as 10k gold. All lockets are completed by a bail.
    *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
    August, 2016
    2nd Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 19
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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