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ESTATE 14KT, TOURMALINE & DIAMOND EARRINGS

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ESTATE 14KT, TOURMALINE & DIAMOND EARRINGS

Lot 0235 Details

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(pair) Ladies 14kt yellow gold tourmaline and diamond clip on earrings, each comprising: (1) oval cabochon pink tourmaline stone, 12mm x 10mm; with (1) round cabochon blue gemstone; with rows of (6) approx. 0.005ct round cut diamonds; marked GB on ear clip, approx. 1"l, 16.8 grams total (inclusive of all material) *Provenance: From the estate of Jo Anne Christian (Texas, 1936-2015), a lifelong collector of friends, paintings, jewelry, books and other beautiful things, was known for her love of color and her support for the arts. As one of the Three J's--the three women who founded Austin's Long Center for the Performing Arts--Mrs. Christian made an indelible mark on Texas' Capital City. Jo Anne Christian was the widow of George E. Christian Jr. (Texas, 1927-2002), press secretary to President Lyndon Baines Johnson. She was an attorney, an avid historian, a voracious reader and an inveterate theatergoer. Many of the items from her collection, especially some notable pieces of jewelry and clothing, date from the couple's time in Washington in the 1960s.* Start Price: $150.00
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ESTATE 14KT, TOURMALINE & DIAMOND EARRINGS

Estimate $200 - $400
Feb 06, 2016
Starting Price $150
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0235: ESTATE 14KT, TOURMALINE & DIAMOND EARRINGS

Sold for $650
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Est. $200 - $400Starting Price $150
JO ANNE CHRISTIAN, JEWELRY & HANDBAGS
Sat, Feb 06, 2016 11:00 AM
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Lot 0235 Details

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(pair) Ladies 14kt yellow gold tourmaline and diamond clip on earrings, each comprising: (1) oval cabochon pink tourmaline stone, 12mm x 10mm; with (1) round cabochon blue gemstone; with rows of (6) approx. 0.005ct round cut diamonds; marked GB on ear clip, approx. 1"l, 16.8 grams total (inclusive of all material) *Provenance: From the estate of Jo Anne Christian (Texas, 1936-2015), a lifelong collector of friends, paintings, jewelry, books and other beautiful things, was known for her love of color and her support for the arts. As one of the Three J's--the three women who founded Austin's Long Center for the Performing Arts--Mrs. Christian made an indelible mark on Texas' Capital City. Jo Anne Christian was the widow of George E. Christian Jr. (Texas, 1927-2002), press secretary to President Lyndon Baines Johnson. She was an attorney, an avid historian, a voracious reader and an inveterate theatergoer. Many of the items from her collection, especially some notable pieces of jewelry and clothing, date from the couple's time in Washington in the 1960s.* Start Price: $150.00

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