A well crafted, solid gold plate bracelet that is unmarked. A tag attached reads Tancer & Two. The gold finish has a rosy hue while the back and sides have a Florentine finish. It measures 7" x 1/2" and weighs a hefty 70 grams.
A pen and ink print signed W.V.V.T in the lower right corner. There is a small white spot in the right area (see photos) otherwise in fine condition. Nicely framed (not examined out of frame). 12" x 16"
No stated edition. Published by Horizon Press in 1964. Light wear on the dust jacket otherwise in near fine condition. 180 B&W plates. One page is uncut at the top.
Ca 1940 An oval shell cameo locket marked Van Dell 1/20 12kGF. The pendant measures 1-1/8" x 7/8" excluding bale. The delicate chain with barrel clasp is not original to the piece and measures 18-1/2". The locket snaps shut tightly.
A 10k gold etched gold key fob with the letter "H"(possibly for Harvard). Inset carnelian stone.Marked 10k Peters Pat.Weight 2.3 grams ... 3/4"x1/2"
Published in 1980 by the Smithsonian Institution Press/Renwick Gallery of the National Collection. Gray cloth boards. No dust jacket. B&W photos.
The book features 219 lots including jade, ivory, silver and gold. Colored photos. Mint condition. Published by the Oriental Art Gallery London.
A heavy sterling necklace marked Mexico TM-181 925. The beads are a bit brighter than pictured. Strung on thin double wire. 16-1/4"~ 50gr.
Ca 1960 A large, tumbled rose quartz necklace from South America. Excluding the drop, it measures approximately 25" x 3/4". Weight 6.2ozs.
Ca 1950 A heavy, articulated brass belt marked Fabrica Far Fan Mexico. A few panels have been reinforced with solder. 31" x 1-5/16"~ weight 8.3 ozs.
An etching by William D. Parish ( 1862-1949). Signed W.D. Parish in the lower left corner. Parish was born in Rhode Island, studied at Académie Julian in Paris, and subsequently moved to Cape Cod, MA where he painted during the 20s and 30s. In 1937, after his wife's death, he moved to CA. Matted but unframed. The picture measures approximately 6-1/2" x 4-1/2".
A heavy strand of dark green jade beads. Each bead is approximately 5/16" wide~ 30"~ Total weight: 79 grams (2.7 ozs)
By James Jones ~First edition, Scribner, 1951. Scribner logo with no "A". Black cloth bound with minor white smudges and slight crease on bottom. Some foxing on first page. No DJ. PP.861. Used but in very serviceable condition.
Here is an unusual pair of heavy, hand made, solid sterling earrings with garnets and tourmalines. For pierced ears, they are marked 950 and measure 1 1/2" x 1 "
Ca 1960 Well oxidized, solid sterling hoop earrings with granulation. Marked OKA Bali 925. the sterling ear wires are new. 1-1/2" round. Total weight: 16 grams
Not quite sure what this material is, possibly some type of artificial silk. It is glossy and feels dried out, no doubt, to simulate grass. Tag reads "Made in Italy." A small section of the bottom fringe is unraveling (but can be trimmed) otherwise it's in great shape. The elasticized waist measures 24" to 30" stretched; length 38"; width 17" +
Colorful painting on bark paper (papel amate) from Mexico. Framed and matted. Frame measures 17.5" x 13.5"
Ca 1970 A heavy soft leather bomber jacket. The lining is acetate/nylon but feels like silk or satin. There is one small area with a ball point pen mark otherwise in great condition.