Vintage Modernist Sterling Silver cuff bracelet from Taxco, Mexico. Measures about 5 1/2" around with an opening of 1 1/4" and about 1 1/4" wide. Tiger's Eye stone measures 1" long and 3/4" across. Marked Sterling, 925, Taxco, Mexico and some initials. In nice condition. Lays nicely on the wrist. New owner may choose to polish more.
An unusual pair of Mexican silver earrings. Made of two curved intertwined cut work pieces of silver with the 'ringer' hanging in the middle. Measure 1 3/4" long and 1 1/4" at the widest. Screw backs hold tightly. Marked BC 900 Hecho in Mexico DF. Catch the light when they move. Nice condition. Remnants of silver polish from a previous owner. Pre Eagle.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Silver : Pre 1960 item #1254862 (stock #JJ1425)
A vintage modernist pair of sterling silver cufflinks with a matching tie bar by California studio jeweler, Harold Fithian. Layered sterling tie bar measures 2" long and 3/8" across. Marked with the fi logo and sterling. Spring holds tightly. Cufflinks have an offset sterling layer and are marked fi, sterling plaque. Toggles function properly. Set is in very nice condition with minor surface scratches. Clean mid century lines.
A fantastic handmade silver neck ring with a huge suspended hammered sterling silver modernist pendant in a scroll design. Signed DAVID, 925 and Sterling on the back of the pendant. Couldn't find any information on the artist. Thick heavy and substantial. Neck ring is probably sterling but is not marked. Neck ring measures about 16 1/2" around and closes with a hook closure. Pendant measures 7 5/8" long and 3 5/8" at the widest. Amazing piece...
A funky pair of vintage modernist copper screw back earrings in the form of three dimensional faces. Screw backs are marked Mexico and work fine. Earrings measure 1 1/4" long and 5/8" at the widest. Nice condition, some minor oxidation. Look great on.
Vintage Sterling Silver brooch depicting a couple in an embrace by well known Israeli sculptor, Ruth Bloch. Sterling silver over clay. Measures about 4" tall and 1" across. 'C' clasp closure. Marked R. B. 925 and Copyright sign. Has some tarnish. Great modernist design.
An unusual pair of sterling silver clip on earrings signed Old Cuzco, 925. Old Cuzco made jewelry in Peru and is equal to the quality of Graziella Laffi. Features a silver stylized bird overlay on hammered silver background. Clips hold tightly. Measure 1 5/8" tall and 1" across. Striking design and well made. Nice dark patina. Great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1910 item #1129366 (stock #p605)
A Fine High Glaze Trivet from Newcomb College. Quite early, probably circa 1901. Marks on back include NC for Newcomb College, JM for the potter, Joseph Meyer, H J for the decorator, Harriet Joor. Other marks are U for the white clay, P in a shield and a couple of other marks under the glaze that can not be deciphered. Measures about 5 7/8" across. Shows some roughness and flakes to the edge. Rare and unique.
A pair of vintage modernist sterling silver clip earrings by the well known Japanese silversmith, Miye Matsukada, whose work was signed Janiye. These earrings are in a sunflower design. Matsukada also had a store in Boston. Each earring measures about 1" across. Marked on the back of each Janiye, Japan, Sterling 950. Clips hold tightly. Excellent craftsmanship. Pretty organic design.
A Fine Painting by the Listed Iowa and Michigan Artist, Vernon Leroy Bobbitt (1911-92). Lightly signed on front bottom right "Bobbitt '43", exhibition label on back as shown. Painted on the rough side of masonite. Measures about 16" by 20", overall frame about 19" by 23". Great Regionalist Look.
A vintage Taxco, Mexico sterling and crushed stone inlay necklace. Consists of 19 individual links. Has a hook closure. Measures 14 1/2" long and 7/8" wide. Marked with a partial strike that says Sterling, Taxco, 925 Mexico and some initials. In wonderful condition, warm patina and well made. Looks great on. Pre eagle.
A vintage sterling silver and ironwood bolo made by Nicholas Gambino for White Hogan of Scottsdale, AZ. Medallion measures 1 7/8" long and 1 1/8" wide. Original leather braided strap measures 45" long. Strap is flattened at the neck for comfort. Marked with the initials CCM on the front. Signed NG, the mark for White Hogan and Sterling on the back. Lock holds tightly. In very nice condition, small ding to one of the balls at the end of the strap. Great design.
An Interesting Decorated Ashtray from the University of North Dakota School of Mines. Measures about 3 3/4" across. No cracks, chips or repairs. Nice example.
A vintage modernist sterling silver swirl pendant by Ed Levin with a malachite cabochon. Measures 1 1/4" across and 1 5/8" tall including the bale. Signed LEVIN Ster in block letters. Earlier mark. Unusual to find it with the cabochon. Very nice condition.
A fabulous stylized sterling silver tall ring with two tiers of orbs held by a 'V' shaped shank. Reminiscent of the work of Modernist Jeweler, Rachel Gera. Measures between a 6 1/2 and 7. Sits 1" above the finger. Has some minor dings and a slight bend in the back. Looks great on!
An Interesting Stylish Vintage Burl Wood Lamp. Mid Century Modern Lamp with unusual wood shade. Measures about 24" tall, base about 10 1/2 at its widest, shade about 15" by 10". One small hole in shade as shown, otherwise fine. Could not find a maker's mark, maybe someone will know. Great look.
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A Fine Painting by the listed St. Paul, Minnesota Artist, Thomas Limborg (1894-1992). This has its 1923 exhibition label on the back as shown. Measures about 15" by 10 3/4", the frame about 18 1/2" by 14 1/4" overall. Titled "Lingering Snow".
A vintage modernist early Taxco silver brooch in a Pre Columbian design. Simply signed Taxco 980. Has a small turquoise cabochon in its mouth. Measures 2 1/8" across and 1 7/8" tall. Early 'C' clasp. Nice weight and patina. Pre eagle.