SOLD! for $480.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
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- Low Estimate: $400.00
- High Estimate: $500.00
- Realized: $480.00
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An assembled group of ladies sterling silver jewelry items consisting of: nine (9) brooches, including, one (1) oval marked Taxco example and one (1) round marked English example; ten (10) pairs of earrings including, three (3) marked HECHO EN MEXICO, two (2) pairs with marks for Damasco Gallegos, one (1) pair with marks for Joseph Skinger, one (1) pair containing two nephrite jade, one (1) pair containing two cabochon amethyst, and one (1) pair containing two carved turquoise; two (2) sterling slim bangle bracelets with foliate designs; one (1) reticulated fish pendant with blue turquoise eye; and two (2) clips including, one (1) marked TAXCO. Gross weight of the lot is 212.8 grams. Provenance: The collection of Gary Glesser of Loudon, Tennessee, by descent from his grandparents, Captain Hoyt and Rachel Holton of Toledo, Ohio. Hoyt Holton became, at age 17, the youngest captain of a Great Lakes Freighter. In the 1960s, Captain Holton participated in a 26-day Admiral Byrd Society trip replicating the explorer's famous transpolar expedition, during which he met the Pope and Soviet Premier Nikita Kruschev. Many items in the collection were brought back as souvenirs from that journey and other frequent voyages.
PROVENANCE: See description for provenance information.
CONDITION: Most earrings are screwback style but one pair are clip style. All items in overall good condition with general use wear. One foliate brooch not marked but tests sterling.