Lot Details & Additional Photographs
In a tear drop form defined by graduated seed pearls suspending a center bar with one prong set square cut emerald accent weighing approximately .23 total carat, completed with post and push back finding, unmarked and testing 18KT.
2 1/8 in.
6.2 dwt.From the estate of Emily Manning
, born into poverty in Milledgeville, Georgia, who made her way to Duke University and to Lima, Peru, where she met her husband. From Peru to Peoria, Glasgow to Geneva, they lived a wonderful life before settling down in Asheville, NC.
Accompanied with box inscribed, "Nana's earrings but given to Peggy before Nana left Cuba," and with a drawing of the earring, likely before modification.
Modified from an early piece of jewelry; emeralds with abrading and chips.
$300 - 500