Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

August 25, 2023: Summer Americana - Day Two

Fri, Aug 25, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1372

VICTORIAN ANTIQUE GUTTA PERCHA AND OTHER MOURNING / FASHION JEWELRY, LOT OF SIX PIECES

Estimate: $50 - $100
Sold for
$114.75
Sold Price includes BP

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

VICTORIAN ANTIQUE GUTTA PERCHA AND OTHER MOURNING / FASHION JEWELRY, LOT OF SIX PIECES, comprising a pair of vulcanite drop earrings, three gutta percha / vulcanite brooches including a bow-form example, and a round-form probably bog oak brooch featuring a shamrock/clover center. Second half 19th century. Bow-form brooch 1 7/8" x 1" OA.

Condition

Good to very good overall condition with minor wear, other minor to moderate imperfections including surface scratches, bending to earring hooks and pins, and one or a few flakes/nicks; scalloped brooch with a chip/loss along proper right edge and with spots of moderate wear, pin fastener with solder repairs at terminals of pin and hook clasp; probably bog oak example with glue repair at terminal of pin, possibly with later finish to front.

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