Vintage Jewelry and Decorative Objects at Blackbird Hill Antiques
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1124904 (stock #J1909/J1833a)
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$295.00
An organic design, consisting of an uncut amethyst entwined in a sterling silver strand. The pendant is suspended by a silver wire that probably attached to a neck ring, as shown here. It bears the marks of Anna Greta Eker, and the Norway design studio she worked for. The pendant measures 3 ½ inches long by a little over an inch wide.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1091111 (stock #J1648)
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$225.00
This sterling silver and enamel bangle bracelet has a heavy, Nordic design that contrasts with its narrow, delicate shape. It bears the mark of Aksel Holmsen, an N in a square, which stands for the workshop’s ‘Norse’ line. The enamel is entirely intact, and is applied within bands of silver in the style of stained glass. The bracelet measures 3/16 inch wide, with a diameter of 2 ½ inches and an internal circumference of about 7 ¾ inches. Weight: 20.8 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1186657 (stock #J2310)
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$175.00
Composed of linked panels decorated with colorful Nordic scenes alternating with turquoise panels, enhanced with scrolled edges. The connecting bars are secure and don’t show any stress; the enamel is in excellent condition. The secure tongue and groove clasp bears the maker’s mark of Hans Myhre, Oslo. The bracelet measures 7 ¼ inches long by ½ inch wide. Weight: 18.9 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1182935 (stock #J2309)
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$195.00
Composed of four eight-sided panels, featuring colorful Nordic scenes, alternating with blue and black enameled rectangular panels. The silver is gilded; the tongue-and-groove clasp is very secure. The clasp bears the mark of Bernard Meldahl, Oslo, Norway, the sterling mark and ‘Norge,’ which means ‘Norway.’ The bracelet measures 6 ½ inches long by ½ inch wide. Weight: 19.3 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1144407 (stock #J2055)
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$325.00
A dramatic enamel and sterling bracelet of vivid colors, featuring panels of Nordic scenes alternating with blue and white cloisonne panels. The tongue and groove clasp is very secure and bears the mark of Ottar Hval, of Oslo. The bracelet measures 7 ½ inches long by 5/8 inch wide. Weight: 26.4 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1119588 (stock #J1874)
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$85.00
Fan-shaped, decorated with painted bluebells on white guilloche enamel background. The clip backs are original and in good working order. The backs bear the mark of Ivar T. Holth of Oslo. Each earring measures a little over 1 inch long by ¾ inch wide.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1110156 (stock #J1779)
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$95.00
A double row of petals composed of gilded sterling silver, enameled in deep red. A cross-hatch grid pattern of guilloche work shows under the enamel. There is a secure rollover clasp on the back, with a maker’s mark of a crown and marks for sterling and Norway. It measures 2 ¼ inches across by 2 ½ inches long, including the stem. Weight: 22.8 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1023027 (stock #J1168)
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$275.00
This highly decorated bracelet features a strong repoussée design of flowers and scrolls, on backgrounds of white and black enamel. Inside is the mark for Norway silver, and the maker’s mark of Andresen & Scheinpflug of Oslo. The bracelet is secured by a rod that slides into a cylinder, attached to a chain. The enamel is intact save for a tiny area of impact near the edge (see Photo 1, lower edge of bracelet, and Photo 5 for detail). The hinge and clasp are in good working order...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1141630 (stock #J2033)
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$395.00
Gilded sterling silver panels are decorated with guilloche white enamel, with black enamel and embossed flowers along the rim. The necklace clasp is in good working order, and bears the mark of Ivar T. Holth, Oslo. The box part of the clasp is marked 925 for sterling; the tongue is marked for .830 silver. The enamel is intact, showing no losses or cracks. The necklace measures 15 inches long by 7/8 inch wide. Weight: 66.6 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1135432 (stock #J1991)
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$475.00
A delicate necklace of double rows of green and white enameled flowers, on gilded sterling. There is an unidentified maker’s mark on the tongue and groove clasp, which is also marked sterling and Norway. The necklace measures 14 ½ inches long and ¾ inch wide. Weight: 64.4 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1023096 (stock #J1163)
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$95.00
This colorful pin of abstract design is composed of thickly applied enamel among applied curls and beads of molten sterling silver. It is hammered from the back, and bears the mark of øystein Balle, of Stavanger, Norway. The back shows a C-clasp in good working order. The pin measures 1 3/4 inches by 1 3/8 inches.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1108047 (stock #J1523)
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$95.00
Of abstract form, this stylized leaf pin is decorated with a curling vine and sterling bead berry. The rich green enamel exhibits guilloche work underneath, and is entirely intact. The silver is gilded, and there is no maker’s mark on the back, though it does bear the marks for sterling and Norway, as well as the term, ‘Edelmetall,’ which translates to ‘precious metal.’ The pin has a secure rollover clasp, and measures 2 3/8 inches long by 1 inch wide. Weight: 8.1 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1141315 (stock #J2023)
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$90.00
The overlapping sterling band is decorated on the flap with a sharkskin-like pattern under red enamel. The inner band is marked for Norway maker Aksel Holmsen. It is a size 6 ¾. Weight: 4.1grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1159954 (stock #J2076)
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$75.00
Sterling ring of adjustable design decorated with white guilloche enamel in a geometric motif. The enamel shows no damage or wear; the ring does not appear to have been manipulated to a different size. It bears the mark of Aksel Holmsen of Sandefjord, Norway. It is a size 5.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1141310 (stock #J2017)
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$60.00
This classic bears the mark of Einar Modahl, with tiny Swedish marks on front, possibly indicating import into that country. The silver is gilded and the vivid blue and yellow enamel is in excellent condition. The pin measures 1 1/8 inches long by ¾ inch high. Weight: 5.2 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1183109 (stock #J2234)
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$345.00
A classic design by Norway’s Anna Greta Eker, using the same ball motifs as her ring designs. The bracelet is composed of a hand-wrought band terminating in three strands, each with an applied ball. The bracelet is in lovely condition -- it has retained its shape, and exhibits only very minor surface wear, which creates a nice warm patina. The maker’s AGE mark is accompanied by the marks for the Norway Design studio. The bangle has an internal circumference of 7 ½ inches...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1185047 (stock #J2308)
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$145.00
Guilloche enameling in blue, pink and white evoking a sunrise over a Nordic scene. The ovular pendant has a sterling backing and features scrollwork on the edges. It’s not clear if the chain is original to the piece, but it appears to be from the same period; it is marked 925 for silver content. The pendant bears a silver mark on the back with what looks like an unidentified maker’s mark. The pendant and chain measure a total of 10 ½ inches long when clasped. Weight: 6.2 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1075361 (stock #J1525)
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$95.00
This white enamel pin, set in gilded sterling silver, bears the mark of Albert Scharning, of Oslo, Norway. It is delicate, and exhibits bold geometric designs in the enamel. It has a secure C-clasp, and works best when fixed to a thick fabric. The pin measures 2 ½ inches long by 1 ½ inches wide. Weight: 12.9 grams