Lot 202: PEARL NECKLACE AND EARCLIPS
October 23, 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
PEARL NECKLACE AND EARCLIPS
the necklace comprised of pearls measuring approx. 7.25 mm. completed with a 14k yellow gold and pearl floral-form clasp; 22.70 dwts.; lg. 18 1/2 in.; the earclips each featuring two prong-set pearls in yellow gold measuring approx. 7.00 mm.; 3.59 dwts.
Provenance: Marian Young Taylor, New York, New York, by descent within the family.
Other Notes: Marian Young Taylor (1908-1973) began her career as a journalist for the Scripps-Howard syndicate, Newspaper Enterprise Association, in New York City shortly after moving there at age 19. Her aptitude for interviewing landed her the role as famous radio personality Martha Dean on New York's WOR. During her 30+ year stint as Martha Dean, Taylor interviewed some of the most important political and cultural figures of the day including Muhammed Ali, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Dwight Eisenhower, Robert Kennedy, and Marilyn Monroe.