Three 14KT Gold and Gem Set Brooches
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first a flower form pendant / brooch accented to center with diamond melee, with adjustable bail and locking pin stem, stamped 14KT; a butterfly form brooch, with gem set body, completed with locking pin stem, stamped 14KT; and the the third in a Naturalistic design of a tree branch with prong set gems, stamped with maker's mark and testing 14KT.
Tree branch 3.25 in.
11.82 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.