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    Rock Crystal Quartz, Gold Earrings, Seaman Schepps
    The Cushion Cage earrings feature cushion-shaped rock crystal quartz cabochons set in 18k gold, marked Seaman Schepps. Gross weight 57.50 grams.
    Dimensions: 1-5/16 inches x 1-1/8 inches
    *Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears


    Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.

    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Rock Crystal Quartz
    Shape(s): Cabochon
    Count: 1 - 25

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: The perfect finishing touch for any ensemble! Marked Seaman Schepps, 750, 912, with maker's mark for Seaman Schepps. Completed by clip backs on the reverse
    Seaman Schepps: Seaman Schepps created one of America’s most avant-garde jewelry companies of the 20th century. He started out as a purveyor of jewelry and art objects, prior to designing his own jewels, as of 1926. His boutique in New York City offered one-of-a-kind original designs in the Arts & Crafts Movement. Schepps designed wearable works of art featuring unusual materials, such as shell, ivory, turquoise, wood, coral, rock crystal as well as found materials such as glass. The company reached its zenith in the 1940s and 1950s, where bold animal themed designs graced celebrities and high society, alike. Through the patronage of the Rockefellers and the British Royal Family to Marlene Dietrich and Andy Warhol, Seaman Schepps’ dazzling jewels graced the covers of Town & Country, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue. Although he passed away in 1972, Seaman Schepps legacy of unusual, artistic designs continues to be offered today.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    April
    29th Monday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
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    29th Monday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 55001-55317) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Monday, April 29, 2019.
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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Design District Showroom
    1518 Slocum Street
    Dallas, TX 75207

    Current Bid:
    $3,000
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