Vintage Jewelry and Decorative Objects at Blackbird Hill Antiques
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1230983 (stock #J1880)
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$225.00
A deeply carved guilloche design radiates from a central rose and leaves on this sterling panel pendant. It hangs from its original silk cord, and features a small similarly decorated sterling and enamel slide, as well as a sterling chain tassel. A cobalt blue enamel border contrasts nicely with the silver panel. The back of the pendant is marked H.F.B., for H.F. Barrows & Co., of North Attleboro, Mass. The cord shows no signs of wear and is well secured to the bale...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1120959 (stock #J1881)
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$225.00
A delicate art deco bracelet of carved carnelian discs and rings; the carved discs may be late 19th century. The chain is not marked but tests as silver. All carnelian pieces are in excellent condition; the bracelet appears hardly worn. It measures 7 ½ inches long; the rings, a little over ¾ inch in diameter.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1116787 (stock #J1839)
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$135.00
The glass inserts of this bracelet give off a peacock blue iridescence, and is very much reminiscent of labradorite or other quartz-like stone. The cabochons are set within silver frames with tiny sawtooth edges. One is chipped on the back (see photo), but can’t be seen from the front, and is stable. The spring-ring clasp is in good working order; it is vintage, although it may not be original to the piece...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1950 item #1116578 (stock #J1852a,b)
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$45.00
A quirky set of sterling silver top hats with intersecting canes, decorated with white glass cabochons. The hats are made of cut and folded lightweight sheets of silver; the canes are more substantial pointed sterling silver rods. The pin is marked sterling on the back; the mark is obscured partially by the applied cane. The earring screw backs are marked silver on the screw tops. All findings are original and secure. Total weight: 9.8 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1096237 (stock #J1678)
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$295.00
This sterling silver bracelet exhibits quality workmanship that points to a European origin. It is comprised of nine linked discs decorated with exquisite bands of turquoise tour a guilloche enamel work. Each disc is ringed by sharply embossed frames of flowers and leaves. The double-hook clasp is very secure. The bracelet measures 7 inches long. It is unmarked except for the word ‘Silver’ impressed on each end disc; the silver tests definitely as sterling. Gross weight: 20.5 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1087429 (stock #J1501)
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$125.00
This sterling silver barrel chain features a large spring-ring clasp as well as an art deco safety chain and closure. A sterling silver rectangular plaque for engraving is also attached; it bears what appears to be the mark for the New Jersey firm of the Forstner Chain Corp. The watch chain itself is unmarked; the large spring ring is marked sterling. The barrel chain measures 16 ½ inches, including the spring ring. Weight: 15.9 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1072793 (stock #J1499)
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$195.00
This delicate link bracelet features four oval cabochons, each prong-set in a decorative sterling frame. Sterling openwork panels, each set with a single marcasite, connect the frames. The sharply molded settings evoke a Victorian feel. The spring-ring clasp is secure, and is marked sterling; one of the connecting panels is also marked sterling on the back. The bracelet measures about 7¼ inches long by about 5/8 inch wide.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1067689 (stock #J1480)
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$225.00
This delicate link bracelet is nicely decorated with niello stripes. Each ovular open panel is connected by secure fold-over links that are plated in pink gold. Aside from some minor loss to the gilding, the bracelet shows very little wear; the niello work is completely intact. The clasp is a secure tongue and groove; the safety chain may be a later addition, with one attached bale showing more solder than the other. The back of one panel exhibits impressed marks of 800 (partial) and 1B...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1060644 (stock #J1431 )
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$85.00
This working silver whistle features an overall embossed design of scored diamond shapes. It is unmarked but tests for silver; it is probably .800 silver. The whistle measures 1 3/4 inches long, including the bale, by 1 1/2 inches around. It contains a cork ball. Gross weight: 9 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1059065 (stock #J1330)
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$140.00
These sturdy sterling silver cuff links are boldly molded with vertical lobes on each end of a blimp-like shape. They are marked sterling on the oblong bridge links, and are nicely finished with rolled edges. They are conservatively dated, and could be older. Each side measures 7/8 inch long by 1/4 inch wide. Total weight: 6.1 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1055735 (stock #J1407)
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$225.00
This lovely bangle bracelet is made of gilded sterling silver and turquoise guilloché enamel. It is nicely hallmarked for Birmingham, 1924, with the maker’s mark of Henry Clifford Davis. The enamel is in near-mint condition, and the bracelet has maintained its shape. It measures a little over 1/4 inch wide, with an internal circumference of about 9 inches. Weight: 16.7 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1055714 (stock #J1393)
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$145.00
Oval panels of reddish-brown art glass carved with an openwork foliate design distinguish this delicate bracelet. The panels are prong-set onto openwork mounts of sterling silver. The tongue-and-groove clasp is very secure; the tongue is marked sterling. The bracelet measures about 7 inches long by 1/2 inch wide.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1048447 (stock #J1379)
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$95.00
Set with round and baguette rhinestones, this well-made costume pin looks to have been lacquered to preserve the shine of its sterling silver frame. It bears the maker’s mark of WB and is marked sterling and Germany. The design is classic Art Deco, with miligrain decoration that is reminiscent of platinum jewelry of the period. All rhinestones are secure and are set with both bezels and prongs. The rollover clasp is original and in good working order...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1950 item #1045166 (stock #J1338)
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$89.00
This delicate pin, formed as a spray of flowers, features filigreed leaves enameled in two shades of green. The blossoms are enameled in a rich blue, with orange centers. The enamel is intact save for some tiny areas at the tip of the leaves. The rollover clasp is in good working order. A plaque is applied to the back showing a mark for .800 silver, with an impressed maker’s mark for Genoa, Italy, 1936-1944...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1033709 (stock #J1252)
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$155.00
This delicate Chinese silver bangle is gilded and decorated with blue enamel birds and scrollwork. Tiny gold enamel beading is applied over the entire bracelet, and four bezel-mounted cabochon amethysts are encircled by twisted wirework. The bracelet is conservatively dated and is in lovely condition, including the enamel. It appears to have been hardly worn. It is marked only Silver...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1031165 (stock #J1170)
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$245.00
Composed of six curved rectangular sterling silver panels, this charming bracelet is decorated with images from Mah-Jongg tiles. The colorful enamel is both inlaid and applied to the surface, with the enamel inlay showing some translucent guilloché work. The bracelet bears some scratches and the enamel very tiny areas of loss, mostly at the tips of the images; there is an area of separation on the green bird that appears to be a result of manufacture...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1030690 (stock # J1228)
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$115.00
This American sterling silver bracelet is prong-set with faceted glass citrines. Small studded panels are linked on each side of the glass ‘stones.’ They are securely set, with minimal wear, and the spring ring clasp is in good working order. The back panels of the bracelet have openings to expose the glass. One back panel is marked sterling and bears the maker’s mark of Walter E. Hayward Co., Attleboro, MA. The bracelet measures 7 inches long by 3/8 inch wide.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1940 item #1030688 (stock #J1230)
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$115.00
The green chrysoprase mounted in this ring has a lovely translucence and shows few, if any, scratches or wear. The sterling silver mount is nicely molded both on top and underneath, and marcasite enhancements are intact. The ring band is marked sterling and bears a maker’s mark probably for Uncas Manufacturing Co., Providence, RI. The top of the ring measures 1 1/8 inches by 1/2 inch. The ring size is 7 1/2.