Buccellati Silver Pendant & Chain, ca. 1950
This was a piece that has been in my house for over 30 years. I have a suitcase of a friend of mine, and I tried to get it back to him several times, and he just told me to keep it. And since then, he passed away. And my daughter looked in the suitcase, and she found all these pieces. And this was one of the pieces that we did find.
So do you wear it?
No, I thought it was always too big to wear. Once I found it, I said, "That's too big to wear."
First of all, it's sterling silver, and it's by an extremely well-known company that's Italian. Their name is Buccellati. Now, Buccellati started in 1919…
…and they were known for fabulous gold pieces, lots of stones, intricate workmanship. What you have here is the satyr mask pendant.
It dates from about 1940s, 1950s. An auction value is between $800 and $1,000.
Oh, that's a lot. That makes, that's a lot.
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