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Group of Memorial Jewelry Items

Auction:
2515B
Lot:
261
Sold for:
$415$350

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

Description:

Group of Memorial Jewelry Items, late 18th century, a brooch depicting a well dressed maiden beside an urn, enamel and split pearl border, and two rings, one depicting an image of Hope, the other with central compartment and garnet and split pearl border, gold mounts, lg. 1 5/8 in., size 8 1/4, 5 3/4, (losses and alterations).
Estimate $300-500

Brooch: image with corrosion. Formerly a ring, but with quite old pinstem. dated 1788. Hope ring with heavy corrosion to image. Garnet ring lacking hairwork, and probably was a brooch, now mounted onto a ring shank.

Keywords

Memorial Jewelry Items, Brooch, Garnet, Jewellery

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