An early cross brooch in Sterling Silver with Coral, Amethyst and Mother of Pearl by Matilde Poulat. Measures 1 5/8" across and 1 7/8" tall. Marked MATL, 925 and also has an etched 'E'. Has a squiggle of silver attached to the bottom by two rings. Amethyst stone is faceted. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Has a little tarnish. Very unusual combination of stones.
Beto Mexican sterling silver necklace
Weight - 63+ grams
Very good vintage condition
Hallmarked salts. Slightly over 1.5" circumference.
Signed pin, approx. 2.75" long.
Approx. 6.5" inner diameter. Signed.
A geometric sterling silver clamper bracelet in a modernist design. Measures 7" around and 1 1/2" wide. Marked with Eagle #2, and what looks like Mexico and something else surrounding the artisan's initials. Thick sterling, tight hinge. Has some minor tarnish and surface scratches. Lays nicely on the wrist.
A vintage bolo tie with a Pre Columbian creature in thick sterling silver by Fortino Mota, who was one of the chief silversmiths for Antonio Pineda. Measures 1 3/8" across and 1 1/4" tall. Leather braid is about 40" long with what look like sterling tips. Bolo is marked Mexico 0.925 Mota Tasco and eagle #183. Sterling has a little tarnish. A little wear to the leather braid. Great stylized design.
Signed. 125 grams, 6" interior diameter.
77 grams, 5.5" from end to end with 1.5" gap.
Absolutely exquisite 970 silver, onyx and moonstone necklace and matching screw back earrings by Taxco Master silversmith Antonio Pineda. Magnificent design and construction, this is a rare necklace measuring 16"end to end and 1"wide. It has 21 crescent shaped onyx stones and 21 round moonstones, a very striking contrast. The clasp is a silver crescent. The matching earrings measure 1 1/4" long. The necklace is in fine original condition with no chips or cracks to the stones...
We have a unique design of heavy repousse touched off with amethyst. No dents or damage and fits most with a 2.5in. diameter. The height is 1.75 making this a noticeable piece on the wrist. Marked Mexico Silver and weighs 64 grams.
Signed string earrings, just over 1.25" long.
An early modernist heavy sterling silver brooch by Ana Nunez de Brilanti, Victoria, Taxco. Pre eagle. Measure 2 7/8" across and 1 1/4" wide. Measures 3" if measured on the diagonal. Marked on the back, Victoria Taxco around Mexico, Silver and style number 69. Very well made, rollover clasp holds tightly. Very unusual design, nice and heavy.
Well-crafted silver bracelet, reminiscent of the work of Fred Davis.
6.5", with 6 rounded rectangular amethysts. Probably 1940s-1950s.
William Spratling works are masterful and this cuff is simply in a class of it's own. The design is deeply chased into almost pure silver. On the underside you can see the chase lines and work marks. Correctly hallmarked with first phase marks and in superb condition with only some surface scratches that are normal for this soft silver and no damage. Natural and rich with color is the patina. The bracelet rounds the wrist perfectly and has a 1in. gap in the back...
This rare, intricately handwrought necklace was probably designed for Hector Aguilar by Valentin Vidaurreta circa 1940. The necklace measures 17" long & 1" wide. It weighs 120 grams, 4.03oz. Fully hallmarked on the clasp HA TAXCO 940. Exquisite patina, beautiful condition with no issues. Slide in clasp is tight and secure. This design was featured in the museum exhibit WILLIAM SPRATLING AND THE MEXICAN SILVER RENAISSANCE and is pictured on p. 171 of the book by the same name by Penny Morrill...
Signed 11.5" long sterling iced tea spoon with inset turquoise and "N' monogram.