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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #502353 (stock #2.12.6b)
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Fred Davis (1880-1961}, one of the foremost designers of the Mexican silver renaissance, whose work is becoming increasingly scarce - cf.Mexican Silver by Morrill/Berk, which shows an example of this design on page 25. 7"L x 1 3/4"W.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #500443 (stock #2.7.6b.)
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A first phase pillbox by Spratling,ca 1940's, with a cabochon amethyst top, measuring 1" x 3/4" x 1/2"H.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #500298 (stock #2.7.6a)
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A beautifully executed bracelet by Mark Chee, Navajo, active 1930's-60's. For a small wrist, it measures 4 1/2" plus a 1 1/2" gap; 3/8" W. Heavy gauge silver.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1950 item #500230 (stock #020606B)
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An unusual, Navajo cuff, hand hammered ingot,ca. 1940's, stamped with snake design. 6 3/4" plus 1 1/4"gap. Well executed; good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #500120 (stock #1.6.6)
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A handsome, ca. 50's, cufflink set by Antonio Pineda, in 970 silver with inlaid onyx. 1"x1 1/4"; excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #500110 (stock #2.6.6)
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A ca. 1950's bracelet and earring set by Sigi Pineda, one of the masters of Mexican silversmithing, prominently featured in Mexican Silver by Morrill/Berk, pp. 192-199. Bracelet measures 6 1/2" x 1 1/4"W; earrings: 1 1/8"x3/4".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #498845 (stock #2.2.6)
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This first period Spratling pin is pictured in Spratling Silver: A Field Guide, by Phyllis M. Goddard, p. 43. Made of silver and amethyst, ca. 1940's. 2 1/2"L x 3/4"W. Excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #497177 (stock #1.29.6a)
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This seldom seen Antonio ring, ca. 1950's, set with obsidian is designed in the modernist tradition. It is 2 1/8"L, size 8 1/2. Excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1960 item #496455 (stock #1.16.6)
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This ca. 1940's rainbow dancer was made using the stone-to-stone mosaic technique. Made of turquoise, coral, onyx and mother of pearl, encased and set on wire bands, some of which show slight bends. The condition is otherwise very good. The figure is 2 1/2" x 1 1/4", with an inner size of 5" and a 1 3/4" gap.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1960 item #496234 (stock #1.25.06)
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This concho belt by Austin Wilson, who was active ca. 1930's-1950's, is mounted on its original leather, 38" L. The conchos, hand stamped, are 1 1/8" x 1 1/4"; buckle: 1 5/8 x 1 3/8. Wilson is listed in American Indian Jewelry, 1,200 Artist Biographies, by Gregory Schaaf.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1960 item #495582 (stock #1.23.6)
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This very fine concho, ca. 1950's, is extremely well crafted, with each concho bearing a chanel inlay tribal motif that includes, onyx, turquoise, coral and mother of pearl. Each segment measures 2 3/4" x 2 1/4"; buckle: 3 1/8 x 2 1/4". It is on a 41" leather belt - excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1950 item #494442 (stock #1.19.6)
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$875.00
A fine, six strand pueblo necklace, ca. 1940's, consisting of coral, turquoise, silver tubes, glass beads, in excellent condition, measuring 26" excluding the squaw wrap.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #494017 (stock #1.18.6)
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A stunningly modernist design by Antonio Pineda, rarely seen, this pin, with green and black onyx inlay is 2 3/4"L x 3/4"W. Ca.950's, excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #488930 (stock #1.3.06.b)
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This pair of whimsical fish cufflinks are a Hubert Harmon design, and, quite possibly, a pair of his buttons converted to links. Set with onyx eyes, they measure 1 1/4" x 1/2". Marked "Mexico Silver". Good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #488656 (stock #1.2.06b)
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Sam Kramer (1913-1964)is foremost among the modernist designers, known for the surrealist creations, often multiplane in construction. For more information, cf: Messengers of Modernism by Toni Greenbaum, pp 74-85, as well as www.modernsilver.com. 1" x 3/4", ca. 1950's
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1960 item #488493 (stock #1.2.6)
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This interesting cuff is very much in the style of, and, quite possibly, the work of Dan Simplicio, the Zuni silversmith who was active from the 1920's-1950's. For more information, cf: American Indian Jewelry I, by Gregory and Angie Schaaf. 1 3/4" at its widest, tapering to 1", 6 1/2" wrist size.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1950 item #487678 (stock #12.305)
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This highly detailed, silver Navajo pillbox from the 30's, 40's is enitrely handmade, with applied strap hinges. The top is slightly domed, with extensive stamping, as well as on the sides. 1 1/2" x 1" x3/8". Excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #487072 (stock #12285b)
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This charming, Navajo baby rattle, dating to the 60's, stamped "sterling", is nicely embossed on each end. The bar is accented on each end with a twisted wire. 3 1/4"L x 1"W. Excellent condition.