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Archaeological-Revival Gold and Colored Glass Bead Necklace
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 40,000 USD
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265

PROPERTY OF A LADY

Archaeological-Revival Gold and Colored Glass Bead Necklace
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 40,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Archaeological-Revival Gold and Colored Glass Bead Necklace
Decorated with a fringe of gold leaves alternating with grape clusters composed of purple and green glass beads, suspended from a gold chain, gross weight approximately 45 dwts, length 16½ inches; circa 1880.
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Provenance

Collection of Brigadier General William Cary (1891-1978) and Lois (1896-1988) Crane, and thence by descent. Brigadier General Crane was a decorated veteran who, among other distinguished positions, served as the military attaché to the U.S. Ambassador in Japan in the 1930s, and became the Chief of Staff of the Southern Defense Command in 1942.

Catalogue Note

Another necklace of similar design appears in the catalogue Castellani and Italian Archaeological Jewelry, The Bard Graduate Center, New York, November 2004-February 2005, no. 381, no. 201.

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