Sale 16JL05 | Lot 60

Pair of Antique Tortoise Shell, Gold and Silver Pendant-Earrings

Catalogue: Important Jewelry

Lot Details

Lot 60
Pair of Antique Tortoise Shell, Gold and Silver Pendant-Earrings
Topped by 2 tortoise shell beads approximately 6.7 and 6.5 mm., centering two applied silver stars, suspending 2 drop-shaped tortoise shells approximately 40.0 x 13.0 mm., applied on front and reverse with a graphic silver and gold pattern, circa 1860.


Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $1,375 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

One small section of gold frame missing on reverse of one earring. Surface-reaching inclusions at tip and to the side of tortoise shell pendant and both beads. Light scratches on both tortoise shells, translucent.

Overall good condition. Hooks. 2 1/2 x 1/2 inches.


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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $1,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important Jewelry

Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 10am EDT
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