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Sat, Sep 16, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 35

Sterling Silver and Natural Quahog Pearl Brooch

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

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
A Sterling Silver Pin, Marked 925 DGS TURKEY. Leaf and vine form, with one natural Lavender / Purple Quahog Pearl measuring approximately 11 mm x 10 mm. Pearls is glue-mounted with an unknown opaque cream colored material. Family Reports that the pearl was not drilled prior to mounting, but pearl has not been removed from the setting. Total length is 45 mm. total weight: 9.1 grams. Pearls show natrual inclusions and lines. Northern Quahog Mercenaria, Harvested in Barrington Rhode Island 1930's-1940's. This is one of eight lots in this auction from the same family of fishermen and dock workers.