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Antique 14kt Gold and Hardstone Cameo Brooch

Auction:
2471
Lot:
144
Sold for:
$504$425

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2471
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Antique 14kt Gold and Hardstone Cameo Brooch, depicting a maiden with diadem and headdress of ivy, in an Etruscan Revivial mount, with applied bead and ropetwist accents, lg. 2 in.
Estimate $700-900

Cameo: There are some losses to the ivy. Mount: pinstem replaced, evidence of solder which is visible through the wirework on the front. Some bends to wirework. Tarnish.

Keywords

Cameo Brooch, Etruscan Revivial mount, Alpha Comae Berenices, Cameo, Diadem, Etruscan language, Glass art, Hardstone carving, Ivy

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