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Premier Auction - Session I - March 24, 2023

Fri, Mar 24, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 802

Group of 23 Assorted Hair Pins with Two Holders

Estimate: $500 - $700

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
19th/20th century, of varying style and size, four bone carved in relief examples, 18 gemstone examples, one brass with engraved letters, 8 to 12-1/2 in.; two porcelain holders, each with enamel decoration, one marked on base "Limoges/France" other marked on base "R S/Prussia", larger 4-5/8 x 2-1/4 in.


some tarnish and surface accretion, some gems with flea bites, some warping to pins; Limoges holder with hairline to base, sticker residue on both examples, Prussia example with repair and retouch to base and top (see blacklight)

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Private Collection, Middleburg, Virginia