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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3256B Boston
May 21, 2019 12:00 PMCalender

Antique Gold and Reverse-painted Crystal Aquarium Earpendants

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


Antique Gold and Reverse-painted Crystal Aquarium Earpendants, c. 1870s, each designed as a fish in cylindrical bowl with ruby and pearl fringe, suspended by ribbed batons from disc surmount with applied ropework accents, lg. 2 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Later added posts. A few nicks to edge of crystals visible under magnification. Some discoloration where the halves of the bowl join, may be remnants from original manufacture. Small loss to one enamel cell.

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Crystal Aquarium Earpendants