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The Arts of Asia, India, & the Middle East

Tue, Jul 18, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 125

Indian Coral & Turquoise Necklace

Estimate: $100 - $200

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Coral and spiderweb turquoise Indian necklace. With a coin and loop clasp and a woven textile chain.

Provenance: From the collection of Frederick and Catherine Asher, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Frederick M. Asher and Catherine E. Asher were prominent scholars in the field of Art History. Both dedicated their lives to the education of students, teaching for many years as professors at the University of Minnesota. They both had a passion for South Asian art, traveling extensively throughout India, Asia, and the Middle East. Selections from their travels and careers as avid art historians are offered in this auction. Their collection includes Indian jewelry, Japanese woodblock prints, an incredible slide collection, and much more.

Length: 20 in.

Condition

All beads are firmly attached and there do not appear to be any missing. All the turquoise stones are intact with no major chips or losses; due to the nature of the stone it is difficult to discern if there are any minute breaks. There are minute chips along many of the smaller beads. Some dirt and dust collected throughout. The coin is very worn and somewhat discolored. Some light wear to the cord. General wear and some areas of discoloration to the metal components.

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