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Renaissance Revival Silver, Hardstone Cameo, and Diamond Pendant/Brooch

Auction:
3250T
Lot:
1016
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3250T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 14, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Renaissance Revival Silver, Hardstone Cameo, and Diamond Pendant/Brooch, 19th century, depicting Hercules wearing the skin of the Nemean lion, the enamel frame with foil-back diamonds, 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 in., Continental hallmarks, probably Austro-Hungarian, (cameo with chip, hairlines).
Estimate $800-1,200

Retractable c-catch, slightly loose.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Continental, Art materials, Cameo, Greek mythology, Hercules, Nemean lion, Visual arts

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