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Antique 18kt Gold Gem-set Purse

Auction:
3188B
Lot:
117
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3188B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Antique 18kt Gold Gem-set Purse, France, set with circular-cut ruby and fancy-cut sapphire flowers, old European-cut diamonds, in a finely pierced and engraved frame, 113.4 dwt, lg. 5 in., guarantee stamps,
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Divided interior. Interior engraved "Alice E Meyer Whitehall NY." #8297. Light wear commensurate with age. One ruby with loupe visible chip. A few mesh loops have been replaced.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

France, Crystallography, Crystals, Diamond, Diamond cut, Gemstone, Matter, Mineralogy, Oxide minerals, Ruby, Sapphire, Superhard materials, Transparent materials

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