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Summer Fine Art and Antique Auction - Day 2

Sun, Jul 10, 2022 01:00PM EDT
Lot 855

Five Ladies Gold & Coral Jewelry Items

Estimate: $800 - $900

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1st item: Victorian Coral bead necklace featuring 105 natural coral beads and cabochons. The necklace is 15" L. 2nd item: Ladies 10K yellow gold brooch featuring a natural coral cabochon. The brooch tests 10K and is 1" in size. Gross weight of the brooch is 7.37 grams. 3rd item: 14K yellow gold cufflinks featuring 2 natural coral cabochons. The cufflinks test 14K and have a gross weight of 13.58 grams. 4th item: Ladies 14K yellow gold dangle earrings featuring 4 natural cabochon coral accented by 6 seed pearls. The earrings are marked "585" and are 1 1/2". Gross weight of the earrings is 7.47 grams. 5th item: Ladies 14K yellow gold link necklace featuring a carved natural coral in the shape of a rose. The necklace tests 14K and is 13" L. Gross weight of the necklace is 4.30 grams. Provenance: by oral tradition, brought back from his voyages by James Fulton, Pay Director, U.S. Navy, circa 1860, as a gift to women in his family.

Property of the Lincoln County Museum, Fayetteville, TN; Bequest of Mary Bright Wilson (1909-2004), formerly of Fayetteville, and descended in her family.


The brooch has several dents. The gold necklace has a poorly repaired link. Remaining items overall good condition.