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    Description

    Victorian Multi-Stone, Seed Pearl, Enamel, Gold, Yellow Metal Lockets
    Stones: Sapphire cabochon; banded onyx and sardonyx tablets; tiger's-eye quartz intaglio; round-cut red glass
    Pearl: Seed pearl measuring 1.50 mm
    Metal: 18k, 14k, and 10k gold; yellow metal; enamel
    Theme: female profile; heart; Greek warrior; buckle; mourning jewelry
    Marked: French Hallmarks (sardonyx locket)
    Gross Weight: 39.70 grams
    Chain Length: 18 inches
    Dimensions: 1-1/8 inches x 3/4 inch - 1-7/8 inches x 1 inch

    Property of a New Mexico Collector


    Estimate: $500 - up.

    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Sapphire, Sardonyx, Banded Onyx, Tiger's Eye Quartz, Red Glass
    Shape(s): Oval, Round, Tablet, Intaglio
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Pearls:

    Pearl: 1
    Type: Seed
    Shape: Round
    Color: White
    Overtone: Rose
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Blemished
    Count: 1
    Size: 1.50 mm


    Metals:
    Gold
    Yellow Metal

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: The sardonyx locket tests 18k and has eagle's head hallmark on bale, opens to reveal beveled mineral crystal on one side, showing evidence of repair on reverse (solder and tarnish). The "souvenir" locket shows minor wear to metal but engraved motif is still in good condition, damage to enamel on "buckle" side, metal tests 14k gold, the chain is gold filled, empty inside. The onyx and tiger's-eye quartz intaglio locket tests 10k, opens to reveal mineral crystal on both sides. The remaining lockets with sapphire and the warrior image test yellow metal, mineral crystal on one side, scratches to the crystal and metal. The locket with the sapphire on front shows a depression on the reverse where it appears that some inlay is missing.
    *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

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    September
    21st Tuesday 6:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    September
    21st Tuesday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
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    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: 12
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    This lot is in: 1 - Jewelry & Timepieces Session
    (Lots 73001-73153) - 7:00 PM Central Time, Tuesday, September 21, 2021.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 7 days before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions
    2801 W. Airport Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75261



    Current Bid:
    $250
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