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2022 Summer Fine Art & Antiques (Day 1)

Sat, Jul 9, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 47

Etruscan Revival Coral Bracelet, Pin and Clip attr. Castellani

Estimate: $3,600 - $3,800

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3 pieces Victorian gold and coral jewelry. 1st item: Attributed to Castellani, Rome, 18k yellow gold Etruscan design clip with central 15 mm orange coral cabochon surrounded by leaves and a rope border; the opposite end is marked ROMA in raised letters; Papal States quality mark for 18 karat gold. 32.2 grams. 2nd item: Yellow gold bangle bracelet, 7" circumference, with rope trim framing three 3/4-round orange corals across the top. The bracelet has a hinge at one side opposite a concealed box clasp. Handmade, without quality marks; tests 18 karat gold. Possibly Castellani. 17.0 grams. 3rd item: 18 karat yellow gold Etruscan style brooch, 43 mm long, holding two 9 mm diameter round orange coral cabochons and one 5 mm diameter round orange coral cabochon in the center, the brooch is supported by a hinged pin and a hook bail on the reverse. Handmade; without quality marks; tests 18K gold. Possibly Castellani. 7.0 grams. 56.2 total grams.

Private Nashville Collection. Consignor's ancestors acquired all three pieces while visiting Rome in the mid 1800s.


Bracelet has some scratching, otherwise all items excellent condition.