Lot 220: 3 Southwest Necklaces inc. Singer
October 22, 2016
Knoxville , TN, USALive Auction
Description: 1st item: Tommy Singer Navajo necklace with turquoise and other polished stone beads of varying shapes, interspersed with cylindrical silver beads with intaglio gilded cross designs. Marked T. Singer on clasp tag. Overall: 28" L. 2nd item: White metal sunburst style medallion with small turquoise needle point "rays" and beaded edges, central cabochon, 26" beaded chain. Medallion: 2-1/8" diameter. Unmarked. 3rd item: Turquoise choker length necklace in the form of an eagle with hinged, spread wings and outstretched talons, marked Sterling and W or M on back, possibly for Wayne Etsitty. Wingspan: 4" L. Overall: 16" L. All 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Capt. L. Bush Cole, Nashville, Tennessee (formerly of Texas). (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
Condition Report: Tommy Singer Navajo necklace has a broken turquiose bead very near the center front of the necklace (see photos). Other items in very good condition.