06-14-2011 06-14-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2550B Boston
June 14, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Pair of Antique Lava Cameo Plaque Brooches

$1,659$1,400
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2550B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 14, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Antique Lava Cameo Plaque Brooches, each depicting a double cameo of Classical and Renaissance figures, with elaborate mask, scroll, and floral motifs, gold frames, 2 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

Beautifully made. Lava with overall minor wear with age, otherwise without issues. Mountings curved and with later pinstems, one with evidence of prior findings. Possibly from a collar.

Keywords

Cameo Plaque Brooches