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Antique Moonstone Cameo and Diamond Ring

Auction:
3136T
Lot:
1467
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3136T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 17, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Antique Moonstone Cameo and Diamond Ring, depicting a woman in Elizabethan dress, measuring approx. 19.50 x 14.50 mm, framed by twelve old mine-cut diamonds, joined to a later shank, size 6 3/4.
The Collection of George and Jackie Bernheimer
Estimate $300-500

Nose re-carved. Minor flea bites at edges. Slight abasions. Acid tests for 14kt gold. Later shank, probably converted from a brooch.


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.

Keywords

Jackie Bernheimer, Bernheimer, Cameo, Crystallography, Diamond, Mineralogy, Shank, Visual arts

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