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Item Details

Lot #40
DepartmentJewelry
Sold For$190.00(hammer price)
 $228.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 18, 2019

Description

FIVE PIECES OF ANTIQUE JEWELRY
1) Gold hairwork brooch. Inscribed December 25, 1857". Unmarked. Length 1.5". Purchased from N.L. Shaw & Co., Mystic, Connecticut.
2) Gold and shell cameo brooch, carved as a classical maiden with a grape wreath in her hair. Unmarked. Length 1.75".
3) Brooch featuring a portrait miniature surrounded by paste. Gold-filled case. Length 1".
4) Pair of .900 silver-gilt and garnet earrings with screw backs. Lengths 1.25".
5) Pair of gold-filled and shell cameo earrings with screw backs."

Condition

Age-typical wear throughout. 1 & 2) Gold not hallmarked and not acid-tested.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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