Lot 12
  • 12

Pair of 18 karat gold and ruby bead earclips, Seaman Schepps

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • Seaman Schepps
Designed as triple interlocking hoops of polished gold wrapped with numerous ruby beads, signed Seaman Schepps. 

Condition

The ruby beads are an opaque deep purplish red. There is denting to the gold, but in good condition overall. Signed Seaman Schepps on plaques on the reverse of the earlcips. Also with a scratch number 1455.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. Illustrations in the catalogue may not be actual size. Prospective purchasers are reminded that, unless the catalogue description specifically states that a stone is natural, we have assumed that some form of treatment may have been used and that such treatment may not be permanent. Our presale estimates reflect this assumption.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Catalogue Note

Similar earclips are illustrated in Seaman Schepps: A Century of New York Jewelry Design, Amanda Vaill and Janet Zapata, pp. 190-191.