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Lot 19Charles Loloma Gold, Turquoise and Lapis Ring
14 kt., centering one oval cabochon turquoise ap. 28.0 x 23.0 mm., within polished gold, atop an oval lapis frame incised with recessed lines, accented in the center with a slender turquoise, backed by polished gold, the polished and hammered shank with fancy-shaped panels attaching to mount, signed Loloma, ap. 34.7 dwts. gross. Size 8.

Charles Loloma was a highly regarded Native American artist born of a family of artisans. 1/7/1921 - 6/9/1991.

Sold for $16,380
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Turquoise: medium turquoise blue with visible patches and scattering of blackish matrix, good luster.

Lapis: medium blue with scattering of pyrite, good luster.

1 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches.

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