A wonderful modernist large swordfish, marlin or sailfish brooch by noted Mexican silversmith, Salvador Teran. We've also seen this called a Pez Vela. Measures almost 4" long and 2 1/4" tall. Marked Sterling Mexico Salvador 106. Good vintage condition, has some minor surface scratches. Rollover safety clasp holds tightly. Great eye catching design.
A vintage pendant or brooch with a silver Pre Columbian design over an orange carved lacquered wood or resin base. Measures 1 1/2" long, 1 1/2" across and 3/8" thick. Marked Peru X on the back. Has a rollover clasp that holds tightly or a bale so can be worn on a chain. Very nice condition. Would look great on a neck ring or a chain.
A wonderful hammered sterling silver neck ring with a large pendant of a fish in mosaics. Has an iridescent eye. Neck ring is approximately 16 1/2" around. Hard to measure due to the curvature of the links. Lightly hammered, very nice work. Pendant measures about 4 1/2" long and 1 1/4" at the widest. Hook closure. Great condition, silver has a warm patina. Vibrant colors. Eye catching piece!
An interesting, heavy organic ring by the Swedish Modernist Jeweler, Isaac Cohen. Marked Isaac Cohen, ICO for the maker, Town Mark for Stockholm, National Mark, Silver Standard, and date code for 1967. Isaac Cohen was the owner of Galarie 22, a fashionable jewelry store in Stockholm. Top measures about 1 1/8" long and 1 1/8" across. Sits about 5/8" high off the shank. Ring is between an 8 - 8 1/2. Looks like someone may have previously sized it...
A Fine Hand Wrought Kalo Sterling Silver Bowl. Measures about 6 3/4" across. A presentation piece for the Colonial Club Annual Outing June 16, 1921. Overall very good condition, does have a few dings inside bowl. Signed as shown, nice example.
A classic Fred Davis design. Marked Mexico Silver. Measures 2 7/8" tall and 2" across. Nice weight and well made. Minor surface scratches. Pre eagle, pre 1948.
A well made pair of vintage Danish modernist clip earrings by Borresen and Lassen (B&L), who made jewelry in Hellerup between 1954-65. These earrings consist of two curved layers of sterling silver with contrasting finishes. Measure 3/4" tall and 3/4" at the widest. Clips hold tightly. Signed B&L 925. Great mid century design.
A vintage modernist necklace made of three thick sterling curved links with tracks over oxidized silver. Has hand made chain on either side. Hook closure. Measures about 17" long. Unmarked but resembles the work of Navajo silversmith Frances Jones. Well made and striking design.
From the Southeastern US, a Salesman's Sample of Louvers to ventilate Tobacco Barns. A Great Folk Art Display, measures about 15 3/4" by 23" by 3". Brass knob is patented January 24, 1860. One louver is slightly detached and knob does not adjust louvers as it did originally. You probably will not see another.
A sterling silver and 18K gold brooch or pendant in a bold, hand made design. Depicts an Incan god in 18K gold on a layered hammered sterling silver shield. Has a 'snake' shaped overlay on one side and a mirror image cut out on the other. Measures approximately 2 7/8" long and 1 7/8" across. Signed with Peru, 925, the initials AMD and 18K. Has a safety rollover clasp that holds tightly. Also has a large triangular bale so can be worn on a neck ring or chain...
A vintage sterling silver cuff bracelet featuring heavy wire bands in a repeating geometric pattern. Measures 1 1/2" wide, 5 5/8" around and has an opening of 1 3/8". Marked 925. Looks and feels great on.
A vintage hand made sterling silver and stone bracelet with stylized abstract flowers alternating with large green cabochons. Measures 7 1/4" long and 7/8" wide. Each 'flower' is unique. Green cabochons have a marbled effect. Has a box closure that snaps tightly. Marked Sterling on the closure. In wonderful condition. Heavy, feels great on!
A vintage modernist sterling silver ring designed by Bjorn Weckstrom for Lapponia in the 'Shuttle' style. Marked with Lapponia, 925 and scales, Finnish crown, date code H8, and another mark that can't be read. Also has s/s and something else scratched inside. About a size 7. In good condition, has some texture on the surface. Has a few tiny deep scratches. Looks and feels great on.
A wonderfully made, hand hammered sterling silver and carnelian necklace. Measures about 15 1/2" around with the pendant dropping 2 1/2" long. Delicately hammered, dark patina. Hook closure. Marked Hand Made Sterling on the back. One tube shaped carnelian and one cabochon, both in pretty dark orange colors, with the tube having striations. Lays nicely on the neck. A truly beautiful piece.
An unusual pair of Mexican silver dangling screw back earrings. Depicts two kissing fish. Have green pointed cabochons that sit on the the ear lobes. Marked on the back of each earring with something in a circle that is too light to read. Marked Silver Mexico on the back of the screw backs. Measure 2" long and 1 1/2" across. Screw backs hold tightly. In wonderful condition, Warm patina, cabochons are mint. Pre Eagle.
A vintage modernist heavy sterling silver bracelet from Taxco in a bold, geometric pattern. Measures 7" around and has an opening of 2" because of the safety chain. 1" wide. Box closure that snaps tightly. Marked A. L. Sterling Taxco 925 and with Eagle #3. Nice dark patina.
A vintage sterling silver, gilt and enamel Orchid brooch by Norwegian silversmith Aksel Holmsen. Measures 3 1/4 " long and 1 1/4" across. Marked Norway Sterling, crossed swords ( Holmsen's mark), and 925S. Has a rollover safety clasp. In wonderful condition, beautiful basse taille enamel. Has some minor tarnish, but will leave that to the new owner.
A Rare and Wonderful Piece of Hand Wrought Silver from the Boston Arts & Crafts Silversmith, Elizabeth Copeland. This was in the 1914 Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, see attached photo from Fine Arts Journal, November 1914. Signed "E C" on bottom. Measures about 3" tall and 5 1/2" across.