Measurements: 64 pieces of sterling silver flatware by Alvin in the Chateau Rose pattern - 10 place settings as well as 10 butter knives, 2 large serving spoons, 1 serving fork and 1 lemon fork.
One salad fork is missing from the set. The fork costs $69.95 from Replacements, Ltd.
Original case included.
This is a gorgeous set - delicate florals, softly swirling scrolls and acanthus leaves.
21 1/2" tall to the top of the finial x 5" diameter base x 6.5" width of lighting armature.
11" tall candlestick portion.
8.5" tall figures.
I am not certain of the composition of the dark figures (bronze??). The gold dore is over brass.
Recently rewired with original lighting fixtures, but not original finials.
The style is Greco/Roman dating to 1880-1920.
The lighting portion can be detached to reveal a pair of figural candlesticks.
Measurements: TOTAL WEIGHT including lapis: 3 oz. (85 grams) - PENDANT: 3" x 3" with 1/2" ring and bale - NECKLACE: 29"
I am dating this AMAZING necklace to the 1960's-1970's when the original owner was traveling the world as an actress with a touring company.
All of the gold is marked as 18kt.
The highly detailed and very three dimensional pendant design is of a pharoah, four hieroglyphic tablets, winged solar disc, sceptres, ankh, and "ba" or the symbols of the dead pharoah...
Measurements: WEIGHT with lapis: 52.8 grams - DIAMETER of 6 larger buttons: 7/8" - DIAMETER of 4 smaller buttons: 1/2"
Each button is marked as 14kt and set with natural Swiss lapis showing flecks of gold throughout each stone. The setting is a full cap bezel "embroidered" with two lines of gold "thread."
No damages, repairs or replacement stones.
No maker's mark.
Top diameter including handles: 22" - not including handles: 14" Base diameter: 10" Height: 11"
This chalice form is hand hammered with applied top and base rings. The top edge is decorated with square and round repousse plaques which have been enameled (some enamel "as is"); the round plaques are centered by semi precious stones: moonstone, opal and mother of pearl.
In "as found" condition except for having professional conservation done on the base ring...
Measurements: 20" tall x 4.25" depth x 7.75" wide
Guaranteed as Art Deco (1930's) vintage.
Metals: steel "arms" with solid brass ball and cast iron center support. The metals are solid; not plated, and have been lacquered to preserve surface finish.
No manufacturer's mark.
Cast iron log rest back braces are in good, usable condition.
Graceful, sculptural form in the best of Art Deco design.
Measurements: 2 3/4" at the widest point x 3 1/4" long
In excellent, undamaged condition and without repairs.
Shown in 3rd Edition of the Mexican Silver book by Morrill and Beck on page 102.
A large pin with a bold three dimensional design. A "stand out" piece on any jacket, coat or sweater!
BELT: total length 29 1/2" x 1 7/8" wide
SILVER MEDALLIONS: round: 2 1/2" diameter; rectangular: 2 1/2" x 1 1/2"
This belt was purchased from an estate whose owner traveled extensively in the 1950's - 1970's, during which time she purchased a number of Navajo pieces.
The 11 medallions on the belt are of sand cast silver (tested and guaranteed) centered with round cabochons of turquoise colored glass...
Measurements: 7.5" long with 3/4 carat (twt) of full cut diamonds set into a bow shaped clasp (1" x 7/8") of 18 karat white gold.
4 strands of beautifully matched 7mm cultured pearls - 112 pearls total - recently restrung to be certain that the bracelet is strong.
No damages, repairs or replaced diamonds.
The open work clasp adds an understated elegance to the bracelet, offsetting the creamy lustre of the pearls with pinpoints of white sparkle.
Perfect for a wedding or any special oc...
Measurements: 30" 24"
Known primarily as a sculptor, Constantino Nivola is a listed Italian - American artist who worked ink and water color as well as "sand cast" stone.. Born 1911 - Died 1988.
Nivola came to the United States in 1939 fearing the rise of Italian Fascism. In the 1940's Nivola became a close friend of Le Corbusier, who influenced his style...
Measurements: 3/4" square x 1/4" height - WEIGHT: 16 grams including gemstones.
Beautiful basketweave design on white gold with 4 rectangular cut rubies set into a full square bezel - centered by a small diamond.
Beautiful condition with smoothly working "T" backs.
Measurements: 13.9 grams including stones - WIDTH: 2 1/4" X HEIGHT: 1" x DEPTH: 1/8" - DIAMETER of JADE" 5/8"- DIAMONDS: approx. 1/2ct twt - RUBIES: 1/4ct twt
Lovely three dimensional figural brooch of a pair of Chinese or Balinese theatrical dancers in full costume. The brooch is centered by a disc of undyed, very translucent Imperial Jade, which is then centered by a clear and bright 1/4ct diamond. Rubies and more diamonds add to the design...