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A late Victorian gold, agate cameo and gem-set pendant.

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A late Victorian gold, agate cameo and gem-set pendant.

Lot 0229 Details

Description
A late Victorian gold, agate cameo and gem-set pendant. The oval agate cameo, carved to depict Hera, with rope-twist border and seed pearl and rose-cut diamond knife-edge surround, suspended from a tapered surmount. One cultured pearl loose. Length 6cms. Total weight 28.9gms.
Condition
  • Overall condition good. Minor surface scratches/wear in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Cut and setting of rose-cut diamonds prevents total carat weight estimation.
  • Seed pearls, possibly replacements.
  • Seed pearls are a creamy yellow to creamy white, with rose and olive overtones.
  • Seed pearls not very well matched for size and colour

  • Glue residue can be seen around some of the pearl settings

  • Stones in fair condition with some abrasion and minor nibbles to the girdle and facet edges.

  • one pearl deficient.
  • Agate cameo, is a later addition

  • Agate cameo has a small scratches from jewellers tool to the reverse.
  • Fittings for a pin to the reverse, pin deficient

  • Width 3.7cms.
  • Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.

  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

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    A late Victorian gold, agate cameo and gem-set pendant.

    Estimate
    £700
    -
    £900
    Feb 09, 2017
    Starting Price
    £700
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    0229: A late Victorian gold, agate cameo and gem-set pendant.

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    £640
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    Est.
    £700
    -
    £900
    Starting Price
    £700
    Antique & Modern Jewellery
    Thu, Feb 09, 2017 06:00 AM
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    Lot 0229 Details

    Description
    ...
    A late Victorian gold, agate cameo and gem-set pendant. The oval agate cameo, carved to depict Hera, with rope-twist border and seed pearl and rose-cut diamond knife-edge surround, suspended from a tapered surmount. One cultured pearl loose. Length 6cms. Total weight 28.9gms.
    Condition
    ...
  • Overall condition good. Minor surface scratches/wear in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Cut and setting of rose-cut diamonds prevents total carat weight estimation.
  • Seed pearls, possibly replacements.
  • Seed pearls are a creamy yellow to creamy white, with rose and olive overtones.
  • Seed pearls not very well matched for size and colour

  • Glue residue can be seen around some of the pearl settings

  • Stones in fair condition with some abrasion and minor nibbles to the girdle and facet edges.

  • one pearl deficient.
  • Agate cameo, is a later addition

  • Agate cameo has a small scratches from jewellers tool to the reverse.
  • Fittings for a pin to the reverse, pin deficient

  • Width 3.7cms.
  • Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.

  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

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