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    Victorian Hardstone Cameo, Diamond, Half-Pearl, Gold, Silver Brooch, French
    Stones: Sardonyx cameo; rose-cut diamonds
    Pearl: Half-pearls measuring 3.50 mm
    Metal: 18k gold, silver
    Marked: French hallmark
    Theme: Female profile
    Gross Weight: 13.50 grams
    Diameter: 1-3/8 inches


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: J-K-L
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): Rose
    Count: 26 - 50

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Sardonyx, Diamond
    Shape(s): Cameo, Rose
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Fine

    Pearls:

    Pearl: 1
    Type: Akoya
    Shape: Half Pearl
    Color: Cream
    Overtone: Rose
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Count: 28
    Size: 3.50 mm


    Metals:
    Gold
    Silver

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A masterful rendering of a female in profile! Completed by hinged pinstem and C catch. Having a French eagle's head hallmark for 750 gold purity. Metal also tests 18k gold. The diamonds and sardonyx cameo appear to be set in silver-topped gold, tarnish is visible on silver parts, unable to be tested for conclusive identification. The outer rim set with half-pearls tests 18k yellow gold. Completed by a pinstem and "c" catch.
    *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: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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