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    Victorian Diamond, Multi-Stone, Painted Portrait, Gold Rings
    Stones: European-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.50 carats; opal cabochons; pear-shaped garnet weighing approximately 6.20 carats; round-cut demantoid garnets weighing a total of approximately 0.30 carat
    Metal: 18k, 14k, and 10k gold; platinum-topped 14k gold
    Theme: Painted portrait, snake, serpent, heart
    Gross Weight: 21.80 grams
    Size: 3 - 6-3/4 (sizeable)

    Property of a Baltimore, Maryland Estate


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: J-K-L
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): European
    Count: 1 - 25

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Opal, Pyrope-Almandine Garnet, Demantoid Garnet
    Shape(s): Round, Oval, Pear
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Fair

    Metals:
    Gold
    Platinum-Topped Gold

    Overall Condition: Fair
    Condition Notes: An antique ring for every outfit and every mood! The heart-shaped opal and demantoid garnet ring tests 18k, weighs 2.80 grams, minor abrasions to some garnets. The oval opal and diamond cluster ring, opal and diamond Art Nouveau-influenced ring, and the pyrope-almandine garnet with snake ring all test 14k, Art Nouveau-influenced ring is platinum-topped, gross weight is 14.10 grams, abrasion and scratches visible on opals, minor tarnish to the snake. The oval opal solitaire ring tests 10k, weighs 1.90 grams, opal shows crazing and many scratches on the surface. The painted portrait ring test 10k rose gold on the shank and 14k yellow gold on the bezel, weighs 2.90 grams, minor "flaking" seen on the painted portrait lying behind glass crystal, especially on the "white parts" such as collar and hair. Rings like this were sentimental, especially for lovers in the sense that a woman could always wear a portrait of her 'dearest' on her hand, the lover's gaze was never too far away!
    *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
    September, 2021
    21st Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 26
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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