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I have I gold statue can you help me with your experience to

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Hi
I have I gold statue can you help me with your experience to give me a valuation for it ?
Thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appraisals
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The Analys Report
Thank you
Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.

This is a gold tone small figurine made of base metals of iron (Fe), copper (Cu), silver(Ag), aluminum (Al) and manganese (Mg), with an added coating gold enamel paint, the statue valued at 100GBP as a mid to late 1800s gilt metal figurine.

There is no Au element of gold indicating this is not a gold figurine.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
HiCustomerThe Report I attached from LPD Lab Services Ltd
Says the statue is 231g of solid gold and the Analysis I pay for to know how old the statue is. Thats way they compare the sample they took from the statue with gold leaf
Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.

This is not what the analysis says! It says the statue weighs 231 grams but does not say solid gold at all. The chart of the elements

states the piece is base metals of iron (Fe), copper (Cu), silver(Ag), aluminum (Al) and manganese (Mg). There is no Au (gold) even on this chart.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
they don't
even from the gold leaf they don't mention Au because its gold and they comparing the different so they know how old is the statue.
You can call the Lab.
But thats fine, do you know the name of the god or the finger?
Thank you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The figure*
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.

This is a neoclassical figurine of a woman in robes holding a book to her chest, no specific goddess attributed.

IF the statue were comprised of gold, the value would be 11,390GBP. Do click all five green stars at the very top of the screen so that the site will credit me for helping you, thanks!