Silverman's Selected Antiques
An amazing sterling silver modernist pendant, Hopeakuu or Silver Moon, designed by Tapio Wirkkala and produced by Nilo Westerback Oy. Marked NW, Crown for Finland, 925, U7 for 1973. Measures 4 3/4" across. 13 concentric circles joined by a stem with a cast ball in the center. Chain measures about 27" long and is also marked NW, Crown and 925. In nice vintage condition, has some tarnish and surface scratches to the front and back...
A wonderful sterling silver necklace by George Kee. Kee worked at White Hogan in Scottsdale, AZ with his brother Allen Kee and cousin Kenneth Begay. Signed on the back with the initials GK, the White Hogan Mark, Sterling and Hand Made. Measures approximately 15" around, 1 3/8" at the widest. Hook clasp. Very nice weight, cool modernist design. Slight surface scratches. Looks great on! Circa 1950-60.
A wonderful brooch from William Spratling in his classic Moth design. This brooch of silver with two amethyst cabochons, measures 2 1/2" across and 1 7/8" tall. Marked Spratling Silver, Made in Mexico. From 1943, during his first design period. In wonderful condition. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. One of his best designs!
A stunning vintage Mexican necklace and earrings in sterling silver with large cabochon amethysts in a classic Fred Davis design. Featured in Mexican Silver, by Morrill and Berk on page 29. This set includes the earrings, (we've never seen them before!) Necklace measures approximately 15 1/4 " around and 1" wide. Earrings measure 1 1/4" across and 1 1/4" tall. Earrings have been converted to posts. Set is in very good condition, has some minor scratches...
A rare and wonderful brooch by Walter U. Jennings, a highly regarded Roycroft Metalsmith. Signed with his conjoined monogram (WJ), and Sterling. Beautifully hand tooled in a classic Arts and Crafts design. Warm patina. Measures 1 3/4" across. Early 'C' clasp. Has a small scratch on the front but does not detract from the overall design.