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61004: A Four-Piece Group of Gold Jewelry Purportedly O

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61004: A Four-Piece Group of Gold Jewelry Purportedly O

Lot 61004 Details

Description
A Four-Piece Group of Gold Jewelry Purportedly Owned by Empress Carlota of Mexico, late 19th-early 20th century
19 inches long (48.3 cm) (chain length)
3 inches high x 2 inches wide (48.3 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm) (larger brooch, overall)

PROVENANCE:
Gaines de Graffenried;
Christie's East, The Gaines de Graffenried Family Collection of Texas, 19 June 2001, Lot 244.
Acquired from the above.

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF KENNETH S. "BUD" ADAMS JR.
The lot comprising:
Elgin pocket watch, 14K gold engraved case set with four diamonds to fleur-de-lis (32 grams gross), interior marked WARRANTED 14K U.S. ASSAY, J.K.;
14K gold and enamel necklace, which features removable tasseled brooch (54 grams gross);
14K gold, silver, and enamel broach with four seed pearls (14 grams gross);
14K gold and silver ring set with five seed pearls.

Note: This jewelry suite is known to have been in Empress Carlota's jewelry collection, as related by Roger N. Conger's article "The Maximilian Collection," The Texas Ranger Annual, Volume II, 1983, page 21.
Condition
Back cover of watch fits in place but with looseness at hinge, dial to face of watch with multiple hairlines,
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61004: A Four-Piece Group of Gold Jewelry Purportedly O

Estimate $800 - $1,200
Jun 08, 2018
Starting Price $440
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Director Decorative Art & Design, Silver & Vertu
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61004: 61004: A Four-Piece Group of Gold Jewelry Purportedly O

Sold for $3,400
3 Bids
Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $440
Fine & Decorative Arts & Estates #5360
Fri, Jun 08, 2018 03:00 PM
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Lot 61004 Details

Description
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A Four-Piece Group of Gold Jewelry Purportedly Owned by Empress Carlota of Mexico, late 19th-early 20th century
19 inches long (48.3 cm) (chain length)
3 inches high x 2 inches wide (48.3 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm) (larger brooch, overall)

PROVENANCE:
Gaines de Graffenried;
Christie's East, The Gaines de Graffenried Family Collection of Texas, 19 June 2001, Lot 244.
Acquired from the above.

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF KENNETH S. "BUD" ADAMS JR.
The lot comprising:
Elgin pocket watch, 14K gold engraved case set with four diamonds to fleur-de-lis (32 grams gross), interior marked WARRANTED 14K U.S. ASSAY, J.K.;
14K gold and enamel necklace, which features removable tasseled brooch (54 grams gross);
14K gold, silver, and enamel broach with four seed pearls (14 grams gross);
14K gold and silver ring set with five seed pearls.

Note: This jewelry suite is known to have been in Empress Carlota's jewelry collection, as related by Roger N. Conger's article "The Maximilian Collection," The Texas Ranger Annual, Volume II, 1983, page 21.
Condition
...
Back cover of watch fits in place but with looseness at hinge, dial to face of watch with multiple hairlines,

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