Sale 15JL02 | Lot 41

Archaeological Revival Gold and Shell Cameo Pendant-Brooch

Catalogue: Important Jewelry
Archaeological Revival Gold and Shell Cameo Pendant-Brooch

Lot Details

Lot 41
Archaeological Revival Gold and Shell Cameo Pendant-Brooch
Centering one oval cameo depicting a female figure with detailed headdress and bodice, approximately 30.0 x 26.0 mm., within a concave frame of finely detailed gold leaves flanked by twisted gold, quartered by polished gold balls and detailed gold discs tipped by small gold balls, the sides surmounted by a diamond-shaped gold pattern tipped by gold balls, completed by a tapered pendant loop decorated with a delicate twisted gold wire bow accented by granulation, reverse with glazed compartment, pendant loop detachable, circa 1880, approximately 22.2 dwts. gross.


C The Estate of Barbara U. Simon

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $3,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Cameo: very nice carving.

Gold: rich yellow gold hue, very nice gold work. Minor scratches, normal wear on reverse.

Good condition. 2 7/8 (including pendant loop) x 1 1/2" ( not including side discs), x 2" (including discs).



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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $3,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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