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Antique 18kt Gold, Enamel and Seed Pearl Pomander, France

Auction:
2296
Lot:
52
Sold for:
$5,288$4,500

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2296
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 20, 2005 12:00PM

Description:

Antique 18kt Gold, Enamel and Seed Pearl Pomander, France, centering a polychrome enamel reserve depicting a cherub with a book seated on a monument reading "Gare-a-vous", framed by split seed pearls, geometric, scroll and foliate engraved case with black and white enamel accents, opening to a piercework grille designed as a lute among roses and leafy vines, French guarantee stamps and partial maker's mark, (later pendant bail, small loss to grille).
Estimate $700-900

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France, Pearl Pomander, Seed Pearl Pomander, Gemstones, Pearls

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