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Art Nouveau 14kt Gold, Shell Cameo, and Baroque Freshwater Pearl Necklace

Auction:
2746B
Lot:
155
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2746B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 09, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Art Nouveau 14kt Gold, Shell Cameo, and Baroque Freshwater Pearl Necklace, set with a cameo of helmetted Athena with flowing hair, pearls, and earpendants, holding a shield with her owl, and framed by pearls and split pearls in a foliate mount, suspended from swags of trace link chain with baroque freshwater pearls, the central panel lg. 2 3/8, the necklace 18 3/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Overall very good barring normal wear with age. Cameo with some grime and minor stress fractures, probably natural to the material.


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