A large copper and brass cuff bracelet with and Enamel Toro, ( Bull), from Casa Maya. Bull is outlined in brass and filled in with various shades of green enamel. Measures about 6" around with an opening of 1 1/4" and 2 5/8" tall. In very nice condition. A little out of round. Signed Maya Mexico. Looks striking on!
A Lovely Antique Cameo Bracelet, Vintage Victorian - Deco, Italian circa 1910-20's. This beautiful antique bracelet holds a genuine hand carved Italian shell cameo at its center. The setting is open link filigree with floral detailing composed of gold-tone antiqued metal. Overall the bracelet measures about 15/16 inches wide at the top center by about 7 1/4 inches long when clasped. This piece is estimated to date circa 1910-20's and is in lovely vintage condition.
A Beautiful Antique Victorian Cameo Neo-Classic Revival, circa 1920s, Pendant with White Gold Filled Ornate Bezel. This is a hand carved Italian shell cameo with a beautiful depiction of a beautiful woman with flowers in her hair, perhaps a Roamn Goddess. The cameo is set in a beautiful ornate bezel with white gold front and brass backing. Overall the pendant measures about 1 1/4 inches long with the bail by about 7/8 inch wide. A gorgeous piece of history.
A Wonderful Antique Sapphire Paste Necklace Art Deco c.1920. This fabulous antique necklace dates to the 1920's, Art Deco Period. The necklace holds beautifully faceted light sapphire French paste stones set into an Art Deco setting. The setting has a very unique silver gilt finish that has worn to show the gold colored base which has aged to a natural deep patina over the years. Overall the necklace measures about 16 inches long...
A most wonderful piece showing the height of Art Deco style is this Antique Necklace, Vintage Czech Glass in Jade Green, circa 1920 - 30's. The necklace is composed of Czech glass in Jade green in cabochon cut and round beads. The setting is classic Art Deco in design. The setting is composed of antique brass and the round portions look like they had a chrome finish that has worn over the years. There is one nick on one of the jade glass cabochons...
An interesting brass pendant with a nude angel with wings, in the style of Pal Kepenyes or Carl Tasha. Pendant measures 2 3/8" across and 2 1/2" high. Brass link chain measures 16" long and closes with a hook clasp. Marked on the back with a scratched in signature that looks like it starts with an 'R' or 'P' and the second name starts with a 'K'. Also has Copyright RPK. Fine condition. Great modernist design.
A host of objects evoke eras and they're delightful, but when an item evokes a particular moment in history, it's incredibly exciting to me. It's like a time machine!
Climb aboard this early modernist brooch and you're in 1930 -- or at least the immediate neighborhood...
Art Smith modernist copper brooch
4 3/8" x 1 3/8" at widest point
Weight - 35 grams
Marked Art Smith in script on verso
Excellent vintage condition with original
A Gorgeous Antique Czech Jet Black Paste Ring, Vintage Art Deco - Victorian, circa 1910-30s. This wonderful ring holds a collection of faceted jet black paste stones at its center with a beautiful facets that catch the light. The setting is Czech filigree design and has an split expansion style shank in the back that is slightly adjustable in size. Overall the ring measures about 7/8 inch long by about 3/4 inch wide from side to side...
A Gorgeous Camphor Glass Crystal Pendant Necklace, Vintage Art Deco. This beautiful piece has beautiful detailed framing, vintage Art Deco camphor glass, and a faceted crystal at its center. The necklace is silver tone and measures about 18 inches long. The pendant portion is about 2 5/16 inches long by about 1 inch wide. This piece is in beautiful vintage condition without damage to the etched camphor glass, which makes this a rare find.
A pair of acid etched brass Arts and Crafts period brooches by Marshall Field & Co. Chicago. Larger brooch measures 3 3/8" long and 1 1/2" high. Marked on the back 'Made in Our Craft Shop, Marshall Field & Co.' Smaller brooch measures 2 1/2" across and 2" high. These brooches came together. The smaller one is not marked. Both brooches have 'C' clasps that hold securely. May be purchased as a set or individually.
A Wonderful Antique Victorian Citrine Glass Necklace, Art Deco Czech circa 1920. This beautiful antique necklace holds a rich faceted citrine glass stone and faceted citrine colored crystals. The pendant portion is about 4 1/4 inches long by about 1 3/8 inches wide and overall the necklace is about 30 inches long. The piece is from the late Victorian to Art Deco Era, circa 1920. It is most likely Czech in origin. A beautiful antique piece in lovely vintage condition with original clasp.
A modernist pair of dangle earrings by Winifred Mason Chenet. According to published reports Winifred Mason Chenet was an African American woman hand crafting jewelry in Greenwich Village. She worked with and trained Art Smith, a well respected African American modernist jeweler. She believed that each piece should be unique and distinctive. These earrings have a smooth finish on the top and a hammered texture on the bottom. Chenet used some oxidation for an interesting contrast...
A vintage modernist patinated bronze necklace by Uni David Andersen from Norway designed by Unn Tangerud. Marked on the back, Uni David Andersen Bronse, Inv. U. T. Pendant measures 2 3/8" across and 3 1/8" long. Chain measures 25" around. Spring closure holds tightly. In very nice condition, wonderful dark patina. Chain has a few small areas of tarnish. Classic Norway Bronze design.
A vintage modernist patinated bronze necklace by Uni David Andersen from Norway designed by Unn Tangerud. Marked on the back, Uni David Andersen Bronse, Inv. U. T. Pendant measures 1 5/8" across and 3" long including the dangles and bale. Chain measures 25" around. Spring closure holds tightly. In very nice condition, wonderful dark patina. Classic Norway Bronze design.
Beautiful carved A grade leaf shape earrings.
1.5 inches long
Beautiful Jadeite Pair of boy and girl earring.
1 each long
Jorma Laine modernist bronze pendant necklace
1960 - 70
Pendant - 5 1/4" long
Chain - 25" extended
Weight - 46 grams
Marked on verso - Jorma Laine, Bronze, Finland
Excellent vintage condition