Lot 157 - Attributed to Teddy Weahkee (1890-1965) - Zuni Multi-Stone Inlay and Silver Pottery Design Necklace and Earrings Set c. 1940s (J9129)
- Circa: 1940s
This item is reserved for our online auction on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 9:00 am MST/PDT via LiveAuctioneers.com and will last approximately 4-5 hours. This auction is listed under Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery & Auction. To participate, please create your account on LiveAuctioneers.com and click on our auction preview to sign up for approval in advance. This will be a computer online auction, so be sure to create your account as soon as possible. Once your account is approved, you may leave absentee bids on items through LiveAuctioneers.com. NOTE SHIPPING HANDLING TIME: Please allow a handling time of 1 to 3 weeks for your item(s) to be shipped. STARTING PRICE: is $2,500. ESTIMATE $8,500 - $10,500. The starting price is the reserve minimum and the object can sell for this low amount. The estimate is the price that we feel is a reasonable gallery value. If you have any questions about this lot, please feel free to call us or email. Each lot shows additional images, condition reports, and provenance. Please review all images. The necklace is 195.8 grams, 26" long (circumference of the chain with squash blossoms), with a 3.5" x 2.25" pendant. The earrings are 5.2 grams, and measure 1.375" x 0.625", per earring. Stones include mother of pearl, jet, spiny oyster, turquoise, and serpentine. The set is in near excellent condition. The center pendant has one tiny hairline crack 4 mm long in the white horizontal mother of pearl band. There are no other cracks or chips in any of the stones. The silver has acquired a nice, dark patina and is well made. There is beautiful stampwork on the pendant, squash blossoms, and earrings. Teddy Weahkee was mostly self taught and was well known for his inlay work. By the mid 1920s, he was well established as a known Zuni jeweler. Ex Humphrey Museum collection, Evergreen, Colorado. Published Where Guestbook 2018. In gallery pick up date starts October 14th by appointment. NOTE FEES CHARGED: 1. Our buyer's premium is 25% for winning bids under $100,000 and 20% for winning bids at $100,000 and above. 2. US sales tax is charged on all purchases except for buyers (a) with a current resale license (b) shipping address to sales tax exempt states (Alaska (certain jurisdictions), Oregon, Montana, New Hampshire, and Delaware), (c) international buyers. 3. We charge for shipping. For all 50 domestic states in the USA, please refer to the flat rate shipping fee added to this item. If you win more than one lot, we will combine the shipping fee for you. For countries outside of the USA, a shipping fee will be added based on the destination, and the buyer is responsible for VAT/import fees.