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Antique Hardstone Cameo Demi-parure

Auction:
2296
Lot:
84
Sold for:
$2,468$2,100

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

Description:

Antique Hardstone Cameo Demi-parure, the pendant/brooch depicting Hector and Andromache, within a pierced 18kt gold and platinum mount, pair of pins depicting widowed Andromache ensuite, boxed.

Provenance: Purchased for Lucy Amelia Washington, daughter of George Augustine Washington, one of President Washington's cousins. Descended in the family to the previous owner.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Cameo Demi-parure, Lucy Amelia Washington, President , George Augustine Washington, Brooch, Cameo, Greek mythology, Hardstone carving, Hector, Jewellery, Parure, Trojans

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