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Antique Gold and Cameo Necklace

Auction:
3256B
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3256B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 21, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Antique Gold and Cameo Necklace, 19th century, the nine plaques set with cameos depicting putti in chariots drawn by the various attributes of the gods, including the chariot of Ceres drawn by snakes, of Diana drawn by deer, of Bacchus drawn by satyrs, and others drawn by goats, sphinxes, lions, wolves, and horses, in filigree mounts, and joined by swags of chain, lg. 16 3/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Probably shell, backed, with slate. Various minor nicks, hairlines, particularly at borders, not noticed when worn. Largest panel 1 1/4 x 1 in.


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.

Keywords

Cameo Necklace, Gold, Ceres, Chariot, Deities, Diana, Dionysus, Filigree, Satyr

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