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Larter 14K Gold, Platinum & Carved Abalone Dress Set

Larter 14K Gold, Platinum & Carved Abalone Dress Set

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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Cufflinks and Accessories: Tie Clasps and Stud Sets: Pre 1910: Item # 1234168
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A beautiful dress set comprising two double-sided cufflinks and three shirt studs, the round faces set with abalone disks encircled by platinum borders. The abalone has fine guilloche carving in a chrysanthemum pattern and the platinum borders are decorated with an engraved laurel wreath design. The abalone has very nice luster with overtones of rose and green. Abalone cufflinks are richer looking and much more uncommon than mother-of-pearl. The backs of each piece are stamped with the Larter hallmark.

Origin: America, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent, all original. Dimensions: cufflinks, 14 mm (9/16 in) diameter; studs, 8 mm (5/16 in) diameter. Weight: 8.7 gr.