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Lot 257

257: Massive Indian Silver Dollar Squash Blossom Neckla

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Description

"Show Stopper" Squash Blossom made up of a total of 13 Morgan Silver dollars, 200+ silver beads made from silver dimes with large naja inset with Morgan Silver Dollar and 2 Silver Half Dollars, plus approximately 150 various polished stones (green turquoise?, agate?), Weight of this piece is estimated at 4.56 pounds, Circa 1920s, Length is 30". Condition: Very fine, no stones missing, silver showing tarnish consistent with age and wear. Note: You can go a life time and never, ever see anything so impressive as this piece.

Condition

Carefully examined by one of the leading experts in the field with over 30 years buying, selling and auctioning Native American pieces. His comments to us, "In my 30 years of work I have never seen such an excellent massive squash blossom necklace...many people in this field of study / collecting can go there entire lifetime and never ever see anything as impressive as this one. A truly excellent piece of Native American history."
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Estimate $4,000 – $8,000
Starting Bid $2,000
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