A vintage silver brooch depicting a bird with a turquoise eye. Marked with the UITA 22 stamp for the United Indian Traders Association and Kirk's Trading Post, Manuelito, New Mexico. Also, scratched on back is what appears to be "L50". Measures about 1 7/8" across and 1 3/8" tall. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Some minor surface scratches and light tarnish. Nice warm patina.
A well made unusual sterling silver ring with a pointed faceted amber stone. Measures about a size 7.5. Measures a little over 1" across the front. Measures 5/8" high. Marked on the back of the shank with incised initials MR and 925. Has some tarnish. Great modernist design.
A fine Arts and Crafts Sterling Silver bar brooch by Kalo. Has an oval moonstone cabochon. Measures 2 3/8" long. Marked Sterling Kalo. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Warm patina, beautiful design.
A multidimensional sterling brooch or pendant on a 17" chain. Pendant measures 1 1/2" across and 1 3/4" tall marked 925 on one side. Chain marked sterling on the spring clasp. Brooch has a rollover safety clasp which holds tightly. Would also look great on a neckring. Well made and nice dark patina.
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A sterling silver pendant with a fused glass on clay jewel by noted modernist jeweler, Elsa Freund, (1912-2001). Marked Elsa on the back of the jewel. Pendant measures 1 3/4" long and 1" across. Beautiful sparkling blue iridescent jewel. Sterling chain measures 18" long, has a spring clasp and is marked 925 Italy. Pendant has a little tarnish and there is a little roughness to the edges of the bale. A unique piece of jewelry from a talented artisan.
A wonderful Hummingbird brooch by Hector Aguilar. Signed with his conjoined HA, Taxco and 990 for the silver content. Early mark. Shown on title page of Penny Morrill's book, "Silver Masters of Mexico". Measures 2 1/2" across and 2" tall. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. In very nice condition, has some tarnish and minor surface scratches. Very detailed. Circa 1940. Great stylized design.
A vintage modernist sterling silver brooch from Israel. Looks very hand made. Has a textured surface to contrast with the smooth. Small green cabochon. Measures 2 1/2" long and 1 1/2" at the widest. Marked Israel 925 on the back. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Very nice condition. The cabochon has a slight bit of roughness to the edge near the setting. Great organic design.
A wonderful hand wrought Demitasse coffee pot, creamer and sugar in a design very similar to William Spratling's Volteo pattern executed in brass, copper and exotic wood. The Demitasse or chocolate pot has a right angled handle, bottom of pot and top of knob are copper, body is brass. Measures 6" tall and 3 1/8" across not counting the handle. Hinge is a little wobbly. Creamer Measures 2" tall, and 2 1/4" across the bottom. Open sugar measures 1 3/4" high and 2 1/4" across plus the handles...
A detailed Mexican silver and green agate brooch in the form of a crab. Measures 1 3/4" tall and 2" across. Marked Silver Mexico on the back. Has a safety roll over clasp that holds fine. Very nice condition. New owner may choose to polish. Pre Eagle.
A vintage hand made sterling silver ring with a large green rectangular cabochon. Signed O. Aaroe, Hand Made, Sterling, and Palm Springs, Calif. Probably Oscar Aaroe. About a size 9. Very well made, warm patina, wonderful condition.
A Pair of Brass or Bronze Candlesticks signed by the maker "Spencer". Similar in style to the work of Robert Jarvie in Chicago. Each weigh over two pounds each. Measure about 8 1/4" tall, 5" across base. Very good condition and quality.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Pre 1980 item #1185759 (stock #c614)
A vintage modernist vase designed for Rosenthal China's Studio Line by Martin Freyer. Measures approximately 4 3/4" tall and 3 1/4" across. In very nice condition.
A geometric modernist bracelet with diamond shaped links in sterling silver by Kultateollisuus, Ky of Turku Finland. Measures 7 5/8" long and 3/8" across, great for a larger wrist. Has a very mid century design. Spring closure. Marked with the flying hammer for the maker, Crown for Finland, 830H for sterling silver, and the marks for Turku and 1969. Nice weight and condition. Great modernist design.
A vintage copper, brass and enamel brooch or pendant in a Pre Columbian Casa Maya design. Measures 2 3/4" across and 3 1/2" long. In very nice condition. Has a rollover clasp that closes tightly. Signed Mexico on the back. Great design.
A Find. Rare Arts & Crafts Hand Wrought Iron Candlestick from the Arden Craft Shop in Delaware. Measures about 8 3/4" tall. Unsigned. Last photo for reference, of the one other known example, showing its signature.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1950 item #1118757 (stock #JJ272)
A rare iron with sterling silver inlay lapel pin from Georg Jensen. Has the initials 'ici', Denmark and 1946 on the front and signed on the back with what looks like the Gi mark. Measures 3/4" long and 9/16" across. Has some pitting or roughness to the bottom edge and a few scratches. Also has some wear to the back. Have not been able to determine what organization this was from...
Occupational Shaving Mug Painter-Artist Measures about 3 3/4" high, no chips, cracks or repairs, just wear to the gold. Nice example and not common.
A vintage modernist Scandinavian sterling silver ring. Has a large floral abstract design. Measures about a size 6, but is adjustable. Measures 1" across and 3/8" high. In very nice condition. Unsigned. but looks to be made by a talented silversmith. A great example of Scandinavian modernist design.