Lot 179: GOLD AND HARDSTONE BLACKAMOOR CAMEO HABILLÉ NECKLACE, CIRCA 1860

Sotheby's

December 8, 2005
New York, NY, US

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Description: GOLD AND HARDSTONE BLACKAMOOR CAMEO HABILLÉ NECKLACE, CIRCA 1860

The gold chain necklace decorated centrally and at the clasp with 5 hardstone cameos of blackamoors in profile, their jewels and hair ornaments embellished with rose-cut diamonds, the frames set with cushion-shaped rubies, the central pendant cameo with glazed locket compartment on reverse, length 14 inches, several diamonds deficient.
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December 8, 2005, 12:00 AM EST

New York, NY, US