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Lot 521: Pair of Chinese Gem Set Tortoise Shell Bangles

Autumn Fine Art and Antique Auction

Platinum House

by Cleveland Auction Company

October 6, 2012

Cleveland, OH, USA

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  • Pair of Chinese Gem Set Tortoise Shell Bangles
  • Pair of Chinese Gem Set Tortoise Shell Bangles
  • Pair of Chinese Gem Set Tortoise Shell Bangles
  • Pair of Chinese Gem Set Tortoise Shell Bangles
  • Pair of Chinese Gem Set Tortoise Shell Bangles
  • Pair of Chinese Gem Set Tortoise Shell Bangles
  • Pair of Chinese Gem Set Tortoise Shell Bangles
   
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Description: Late 19th or early 20th century, the pair of Chinese tortoise shell bangle bracelets, each set with jade, jadeite and semi-precious cabochons and small pearls silhouetted against a gold leaf metal band applied to the tortoise shell bangle, enclosed within beaded banding. 2.6''D. Condition: lacking one cabochon and seven seed pearls, some small coral beads missing, metal fitting on one bracelet loose, otherwise good. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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