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Antique Gold and Hairwork Sentimental Suite

Auction:
2771B
Lot:
165
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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2771B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 09, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Antique Gold and Hairwork Sentimental Suite, comprising a pair of bracelets and brooch, each finely braided strap of hair with shaped gold and hairwork clasp with enamel border depicting entwined snakes and flowers, and a brooch, lg. 6 1/2, 1 1/4 in., each inscribed, and in original fitted box.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Minor overall wear, otherwise very good. Inscribed "Maria Ashlin", "Eliza Ashlin" on the bracelets, the brooch "Mamma". The slight difference in hair color of the bracelets suggest that these are sentimental rather than for mourning.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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