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Antique 14kt Gold and Hardstone Cameo Brooch

Auction:
2515B
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$504$425

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2515B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Antique 14kt Gold and Hardstone Cameo Brooch, carved to depict a classical maiden wearing a diadem in her upswept hair, in a beaded frame with split pearl accents, lg. 1 3/4 in., (replaced pinstem).
Estimate $400-600

Very minor and unobtrusive edge nicks, only loupe visible. Slightly loose in the mount, pinstem and catch are later. Scratch numbers to reverse on stone.

Keywords

Cameo Brooch, Alpha Comae Berenices, Arts and crafts, Beadwork, Cameo, Diadem, Gemstones, Glass art, Hardstone, Hardstone carving

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