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Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 201

Estate Native American Jewelry Group

Estimate: $300 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $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

One pair of sterling ornate hook style earrings inlaid with turquoise stones. One pair of post and screw style earrings with geometric turquoise design inlaid, stamped sterling. A single sterling hook style earring. One sterling comb with five inlaid turquouise cabochons. Two sterling butterfly brooches linked by a thin chain (unfortunately the larger of the two pieces' pinback is broken). One sterling cluster brooch with the maker's mark "H.Y". One brooch with turquoise cabochon bisected by a length of sugilite and flanked by two smaller stones at top and bottom. Bears an unidentifed maker's mark and stamped sterling. One sterling brooch with a cabochon in a floral setting. One miniature turtle pin, stamped sterling with the simple maker's mark "M". Sterling items not stamped as such have been XRF tested to confirm silver purity. Gross silver weight: 4.155 ozt (129.2 g). One silver plated copper brooch with three round cabochons in a vertical configuration. One bolo tie with nickel plated brass slide (the leather cord, measuring approximately 30" in length is rather brittle). Total weight of items: 5.335 ozt (166.1 g). Pieces exhibit patina consistent with age of items. Keywords: Native American, Amerindian, American Indian, Navajo, Zuni, gemstones, gems, vintage, antique, fashion, Old Pawn, southwest, south west