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Van Buren pearls

Round and off-round pearl beads of white and off-white pearl (717.6 g) in a necklace. Lot described as
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Catalog Number NMNH G1846-00
Locality India
Weight 717.6 g

Gift of Imam of Muscat in 1840.

The Imam of Muscat presented this 148-pearl necklace to President Martin van Buren in 1840.

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