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A GROUP OF ANTIQUE MULTI-GEM AND GOLD JEWELRY

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Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000
Price realised:  US$4,000
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A GROUP OF ANTIQUE MULTI-GEM AND GOLD JEWELRY
A GROUP OF ANTIQUE MULTI-GEM AND GOLD JEWELRY Comprising a pair of antique ear pendants, each set with an articulated agate cameo drop, one depicting four faces, suspended from a bluish-green hardstone cameo depicting a male profile, mounted in gold bead and ropework frames, 19th century, (central motifs deficient), in a red leather case ; an antique ring, set with an oval agate cameo depicting a female and a male profile, within a gold frame joined by a tapered gold hoop, 19th century ; and an antique pendant brooch, centering upon a painted portrait miniature depicting Elizabeth of Austria (1554-1592), within an old mine-cut diamond surround, surmounted by a similarly-set diamond crown, the reverse engraved 'Elizabeth d'Autriche,' mounted in gold and silver, circa 1900 (4)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: A Marriage of Collections: The Property of Dr. Julius and Dena K. Tarshis
Date of the auction: 21 Apr 2010
Address: Christie's
21 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Center