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Micromosaic Necklace

Auction:
3250T
Lot:
1020
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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

Description:

Micromosaic Necklace, composed of 19th century gold and micromosaic panels, depicting scarab beetles, Roman assay marks, suspending associated drops, and completed by braided chain, lg. 15 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Heavy losses to tesserae. Chain tests for low-karat gold. Main insect panels with Roman marks test for 18kt. 30.0 dwt.


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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Art genres, Arts, Byzantine art, Decorative arts, Egyptian hieroglyphs, Micromosaic, Mosaic, Necklace, Scarab, Visual arts

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