Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first a bezel set oval cut faceted citrine weighing approximately 36.0 carats, set in a 14KT gold frame, stamped 585 for 14KT and with maker's mark S (2 1/8 in.); and the second a 14KT gold pendant, set with five channel set square cut sapphires weighing approximately .30 total carat above a bezel set round brilliant cut diamond weighing approximately .40 carat (J color, SI1 clarity), completed with locking lever bail, stamped 14KT and with maker's mark KG (1 in.).
12.94 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shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics.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.