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19TH C. 12KT GOLD WINGED ANGEL SHELL CAMEO BROOCH

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19TH C. 12KT GOLD WINGED ANGEL SHELL CAMEO BROOCH

Lot 0076 Details

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(lot of 2) Unusual Victorian cameo shell brooch with twisted 12kt gold border, the large oval cameo carved in relief showing the bust of a winged angel in the clouds, intact with fracture as pictured, 2.25'h, 2"w; together with a portrait miniature on porcelain, worn transfer decoration of a beauty and bird, 10kt gold frame with incised detail, set with blue cabochons, 2.25'l, 1.75"h; 39 grams tw (inclusive of shell and porcelain)**Provenance: From the estate of Harriet Louise Gorman Officer of St. Paul Minnesota, mid 19th c., great-great grandmother of our consignor**
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19TH C. 12KT GOLD WINGED ANGEL SHELL CAMEO BROOCH

Estimate $300 - $500
Oct 24, 2010
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0076: 19TH C. 12KT GOLD WINGED ANGEL SHELL CAMEO BROOCH

Sold for $150
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Est. $300 - $500Starting Price $150
OCTOBER ESTATES, ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES
Sun, Oct 24, 2010 2:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0076 Details

Description
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(lot of 2) Unusual Victorian cameo shell brooch with twisted 12kt gold border, the large oval cameo carved in relief showing the bust of a winged angel in the clouds, intact with fracture as pictured, 2.25'h, 2"w; together with a portrait miniature on porcelain, worn transfer decoration of a beauty and bird, 10kt gold frame with incised detail, set with blue cabochons, 2.25'l, 1.75"h; 39 grams tw (inclusive of shell and porcelain)**Provenance: From the estate of Harriet Louise Gorman Officer of St. Paul Minnesota, mid 19th c., great-great grandmother of our consignor**

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