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    Shell, Diamond, Gold Pendant, Michael von Krenner
    The pendant centers a shell cameo measuring 44.00 x 33.00 mm, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of 0.79 carat, set in 14k gold, marked Michael von Krenner. Gross weight 22.90 grams.
    Dimensions: 2-5/16 inches x 2 inches


    Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 51 - 75

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Shell
    Shape(s): Cameo
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: The antique shell cameo depicts a picture of Hebe feeding Zeus as an angel. Carved in Torre del Greco Italy. Circa 1890s. The pendant is marked "An Original by Michael Von Krenner" 14k gold "2012 1890" "Something Old Something New". Completed by two hinged bales.
    Michael von Krenner: Michael von Krenner has been a Master Goldsmith and Master Jeweler for over 40 years. He has traveled the world searching for inspiration in unique designs, though has also been influenced by the natural and organic flora of his childhood home in Hawaii. Michael received the majority of his training from German platinum smiths. Most of his work is completed under a microscope, where he’ll spend hours working on a piece smaller than the size of a quarter. His work is highly sought after and collected in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Each piece is handmade, and his style has been described as antique with a contemporary edge.

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    December
    8th Sunday 4:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    December
    8th Sunday
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    This lot is in: 2 - Signature® Internet Session - No Floor or Phone Bidding (Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 55457-55983) - 5:00 PM Central Time, Sunday, December 8, 2019.
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    Additional Location Info:
    Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion2 East 79th StreetNew York, NY 10075

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