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All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #656218 (stock #051607B)
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A large, nicely crafted Navajo cuff, ca. 40's/50's, set with rare,fossilized dinosaur bone. Stone: 2"x1 1/2"; detailed stamping on a sterling body. 5 1/4" inner size; 1 1/4"gap. excellent condition.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1940 item #647146 (stock #041807)
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Made of black, 19th cent., early 20th cent., multi "eye" beads (cf Picard, p9,Vol III) and rare, red opalescent Bohemian beads found in Mali. Five strands, 18"L; large center African brass bead.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #640444 (stock #032907)
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Simple elegance characterizes this Spratling, ca. 1950's necklace of alternating silver and rosewood tubes. 16"L. Hallmarked plus bell 63. Excellent condition.
All Items : Archives : Pre 1940 item #639692 (stock #032707)
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Any Spratling tinware is scarce and is, I believe, exclusively First Phase (1933-1941).For other examples, see Spratling Silver: A Field Guide, by Phyllis M. Goddard. The candleholders offered here are weighted, with simple, stamped designs on the sides and tops. The cups are 3" diam., 2 1/4" H. Very good condition; no rust or damage. Appropriately hallmarked.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #637029 (stock #031907A)
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This hard to find, ca. 1950's Margot enamel necklace, showing the best of her design and enamelling techniques, is given a full page illustration in Mexican Silver by Berk/Morrill, p.167. Enamels of blue, black, yellow, orange and mauve are applied to a stippled background. Overall necklace length: 16 1/2"; pendant: 3"x2 1/2". Excellent condition.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #636984 (stock #031907)
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This is a superb example of Zuni cluster artisanship, incorporating some seventy-five natural turquoise, possibly Sleeping Beauty, mounted in serrated bezels on a reticulated silver background, each section framed by twisted silver wire, with border silver rosettes, applied separately. This heavy pin has a safety catch, weighs sixty-five grams, and measures 4"x3 1/2"; excellent condition. Ca. 1950's
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #620557 (stock #012907C)
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This unusual, First Phase,ca. 1940's, footed ashtray measures 4 1/2" in diameter, 1 1/4"H. Good condition.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1950 item #619095 (stock #012507)
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For the collector/connoisseur of "Bully Good" Skookum dolls, this near mint, male/female pair stand 11 1/2", and as far as I can determine are all original. Fresh out of a New Jersey estate.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #604989 (stock #121206A)
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Ca. 1950's sterling and onyx bracelet by Antonio Pineda. Links: 1"x1/2", 7"L. Excellent condition.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1940 item #601979 (stock #120506A)
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This ring ranks among the finest of its genre I've seen. The stone, which I believe is Cerrillos turquoise, measures 1"x3/4"; quadruple split shank,size 9 1/2, adjustable.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1940 item #601972 (stock #120506)
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A classic 30's Navajo, triple shank ring, set with three high grade turquoise. 7/8/"W, ring size 11. Nice patina.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #601642 (stock #120406)
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A modernist pin by the Mexican master, Salvador Teran, ca. 1950's. Sterling, carnelian; 2 1/4"x2. Excellent condition.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #599360 (stock #112806D)
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This rare, Aguilar bracelet, of 940 silver, bears an early 1940's hallmark. The design is striking in its simplicity, consisting of domed, rectangular amethyst quartz,1"x1/2". separated by bars of beads. 7"L. Pin clasp; excellent condition.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #589893 (stock #103106)
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Ca. 1950's, modernist earrings are made of 970 heavy gauge sterling, still with the original screwbacks. 1 1/4"Lx1/2"W. Excellent condition. Duly hallmarked.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #589610 (stock #103006)
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An impressive pair of modernist earrings by the Mexican Master, Salvador Teran, ca. 1955, depicting ball players under an overhead star, assembled with separate silver sections applied to a background. 2 1/8"Lx1"W. Original screwbacks, excellent condition. Pictured on p. 208 of Mexican Silver by Morrill/Berk.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #548126 (stock #062906C)
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This very original modernist buckle (unknown designer)is made of sterling and ivory, which has fine lines incised on it. Good weight, well worn, as evidenced by surface scratches, which can be buffed, and a slight "ding" see pic. Heavy gauge, 2 1/4"Lx1 5/8W.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #536016 (stock #052406)
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This ca. 1950's, elegantly crafted necklace is by the well-known Los Castillo brothers. The channel inlay appears to be lapis; measuring 14"L, links: 1" x 5/8".
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #524149 (stock #4.20.6A)
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Undoubtedly the best known of the Jugendstil producers was T. Fahrner, whose hallmark is on this ring. Faceted onyx panels flank a coral tube, accented by marcasites, which also decorate the sides of the ring. Marked: sterling, TF (in a circle) and Germany. size 5 1/2. Ca. 1915-20.