• Jewels: The New York Sale, wit auction at Christies

    Sale 2306

    Jewels: The New York Sale, with The Catherine the Great Emerald Brooch and The Emperor Maximilian Diamond

    22 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 137

    AN ANTIQUE SUITE OF AGATE AND GOLD CAMEO JEWELRY

    Price Realised  

    AN ANTIQUE SUITE OF AGATE AND GOLD CAMEO JEWELRY
    Comprising a tiara, set with a graduated series of five pinkish brown and brownish gray agate cameos, each sculpted in high relief, depicting various white agate figures in profile, each adorned with pinkish brown agate accessories, including feathers, jewelry and wreaths, each cameo within a sculpted gold scrolling surround; and two bracelets, two pendant brooches, a pair of ear pendants and three variously-sized plaques of similar motif, mounted in gold, (accompanied by two black and brown silk cords for suspension, black cord 15¼ ins., brown cord 14½ ins.; tiara with hoops for attachment), circa 1840, tiara 8 3/8 ins., bracelets 6¼ ins. (9)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of B. Carlin