This offering is for a vintage Japanese “950” Sterling two-piece set of a Silver-mixed metal Compact and matching Lipstick Case in the original box w/folding lid. The compact is octagonal (8-sided) with the front decorated with an etched design of an Ikebana basket and flowers, and the back decorated with an etched design of flowers, and the signature of the artist/maker. When open, it reveals a highly polished silver mirror on both sides (the top silver mirror has some discoloration). Under ...click for details
This is an artistically sculptured Aztec styled mask inlaid with beautiful abalone shells that gives a jeweled appearance in the light, and mounted on a base inlayed on the front and sides with what appears to be malachite. Condition of the mask is very good, but there is an old repair to a crack in the black base and small missing piece of inlay from side of base. Size is 5-1/2” H x 4” W x 2” D; and weighs 7 oz.
This listing is for a Mexico silver box decorated with shiny abalone inlay on a beautiful box with a hinged, curved top. The abalone is inlaid on all four sides as well as the top. The interior has a dark wood liner in the bottom. The underside of the box is stamped “Alpaca Mexico”. The box measures 4-1/4” H x 1-3/4” W x 1” D; and weight is 6 oz. Age is pre-1980. Excellent condition.
Rectangular inlaid wood box with a hinged top. The top is slightly raised, with a center of finely cut circular flowers and star shaped designs. The colors in the box are red, green, blue, black and shades of brown. Size: 2”H x 8-3/4”W x 2-3/4”D, 1 lb. Weight is: 1 lb. Good overall condition, with the exception of a small piece of wood trim missing on the bottom edge. Late 20th century.