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Antique Gold and Reverse-painted Crystal Aquarium Earpendants

Auction:
3256B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$27,060$22,000

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

Description:

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.


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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Crystal Aquarium Earpendants, Aquaria, Aquarium, Baton, Fishkeeping, Fringe, Programming languages, Ruby

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