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Group of Cameo Jewelry

Auction:
2967T
Lot:
1299
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Discovery - 2967T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Group of Cameo Jewelry, including a c. 1800 ivory memorial pendant, a lava necklace, and cameo brooches, (some loss to pendant).
Estimate $200-400

The memorial piece is accompanied by a note from 1865 stating that this belonged to the woman's aunt. There is some slight denting to back of the case. It measures lg. 3, wd. 2 in. The lava bracelet also has some visible damage.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Cameo Jewelry, Aesthetics, Brooch, Clothing, Human appearance, Jewellery, Jewellery making, Necklace, Visual arts

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