Lot Details & Additional Photographs
To include a pair of ear clips with concentric circles surrounding a round cabochon lapis, completed with Omega clip backs, stamped 14KT (15/16 in.); a pair of ribbon form ear clips, completed with clip backs, stamped 14KT and with a maker's mark (1.25 in.); a pair of delicate feather form ear clips, completed with clip backs, stamped 14KT (1 in.); and a pair of gold and oval cabochon jade stud earrings, completed with post and push back findings, stamped 14KT (9.50mm).
21.30 dwt. total weight. The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC.
Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.
Good estate condition.