06-12-2012 06-12-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2601B Boston
June 12, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Arts & Crafts Gold, Opal, and Pearl Cross and Chain, Edward Oakes

$20,145$17,000
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2601B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 12, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Arts & Crafts Gold, Opal, and Pearl Cross and Chain, Edward Oakes, c. 1930, set on one side with opals and circular-cut sapphires, and on the other with half pearls and onyx tablets, all among foliate motifs and scroll and gold bead accents, suspended from trace link chain with open cylinder and bead links, lg. 2 1/8, 23 1/2 in., unmarked.

Note: Accompanied by a letter of authentication from Susan Oakes Peabody, in which she states, "I have had the pleasure of viewing many of Grandfather's crosses and own one. This is by far the most beautiful I have seen".
Estimate $8,000-10,000

Keywords

Edward Oakes, Susan Oakes Peabody