A wonderful hand made pendant in an abstract modernist face design signed Katila, 573, Eagle #2, Mexico, Taxco, and JLF for Jose Luis Flores. Measures 3 1/2" long including the bale and 2 1/8" across. Hangs on a hand made chain signed on the clasp JLF measuring 23" long. Chain has a hook closure. Has some light tarnish. Incredible work. Striking design.
Silverman's Selected Antiques
A vintage Cufflinks and Tie bar set by Winifred Mason Chenet who signed her work Chenet D'Haiti. Mason was important in the Modernist Art Jewelry movement in NYC and mentored the renowned Art Smith. This hand made silver metal tie bar measures 1 1/4" long and 7/8" tall. Has a rippled back to hold tightly. Cufflinks measure 7/8" tall and 3/8" across. All pieces have a stylized face or mask. Have some minor scratches. Signed with her stylized chenet d'haiti mark on the back of tie bar...
A beautiful Mexican silver brooch made of silver, Amethyst and Turquoise. We have sold this exact brooch with the Matl Salas mark, but this one is unsigned. Amethyst stones are faceted and are in wonderful condition. Even has a place in the back for a signature. Measures 2 7/8" across and 1 3/4" tall. Has a safety catch which holds fine. One separation of the silver between the curl and the base. Seen more from the back than the front. Stones glistens in the light. Wonderfully made.
A vintage hand made sterling silver pendant with a raw quartz pillar in the center. Almost looks like a window with a candle on the ledge. The stone's texture looks like drip marks on the side of the 'candle'. Measures 1 3/4" tall, 3/4" wide and 1/4" deep. Has some tarnish. Suspended from a 19" chain. Chain has a spring closure marked sterling. A well made studio piece.
A vintage modernist Mexican Sterling Silver and Onyx Masks link bracelet attributed to Fred Davis. Has 6 curved shields alternating with 6 carved stylized onyx masks. Measures approximately 7" long and 3/4" wide. Hook closure. Has a safety chain. Has what appears to be part of a conjoined FD mark. Was acid tested for sterling silver. Has tarnish and surface scratches on the shields. Appears to have some shellac or varnish on the silver...
A vintage Taxco Mexico sterling silver heavy bracelet with balls and spirals. Measures 8" long ~ good for the average to above average wrist. Nice heavy hook. Great condition, warm patina.
A sterling silver with 18K gold overlay cut out cuff bracelet in the style of Graziella Laffi. Signed Industria Peruana, JVC for the artisan, 925 and 18K. Measures 6" around with an additional 1 3/4" opening. 1 3/4" at the widest. Very nice condition, some very minor tarnish and surface scratches. Well made and heavy. Striking design!
A fine pair of Arts & Crafts Pewter Candleholders by the noted Chicago Metalsmith, Julius O. Randahl. Signed as shown. Each measuring about 13" long and 6" at their tallest. These are pictured in the book "Chicago Metalsmiths" by Sharon Darling, as shown. Very good condition.
An Art Pottery Inkwell by Waylande Gregory for Dunhill. Measures about 6" across and weighs about 2 1/2 pounds. Lid and base in fine condition. Signed as shown. Great style and glaze.
A large, bold Mexican sterling silver brooch or pendant. Signed Hecho en Mexico, APA, 925, Sterling, Taxco and the design number 38. Would look great on a neck ring or a lapel. Measures 2 3/4" across. Has both a bale and a safety clasp. Very nice condition, some minor scratches. Has a small ding to one edge which you can only see from the back. Nice weight and well made. Great modern design.
A vintage brooch by noted Danish Silversmith, Carl Ove Frydensberg in a sleek modernist design. This handmade brooch features a warm patina and an round moonstone cabochon. Measures 2 1/4" across and 3/4" high. Moonstone curves up over a quarter of an inch. Marked COF Sterling Denmark. Has a safety clasp. Some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Clean lines, nice architectural design.
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.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1232690 (stock #JJ1140)
An Arts and Crafts hand hammered, acid etched brooch in brass signed Forest Craft Guild. Measures 2 1/4" across and 2 5/8" tall. Has a 'C' clasp that holds well. Has a nice patina. Wonderful organic design.
A detailed pair of sterling silver earrings by Victoria, Taxco. Pre eagle. Measure 1" across. Marked on the back of one Sterling, Victoria Taxco Mexico and style number 16 on the back of the other. Very well made. Screw backs function properly. Warm patina, pretty design.
A well made black coral and sterling silver set consisting of cuff links and a tie bar. Cuff links measures 1 1/4" long and 1/2" at the widest. Tie bar measures 2" long and 1/2" wide. Marked Sterling on the toggles and on the back of the tie clip. One cuff link has a little roughness to the edge, but may be original. Very striking.
An early Taxco Mexican Silver bracelet. Consists of large circular links, small balls and tube like connectors. Looks very hand made. 8" long and almost 1" wide. Has a box clasp that holds tightly. Marked Taxco 980. Wonderful patina, good weight and nice condition. I found a ding on one ball, but it almost looks original. Looks stunning on. Perfect for a larger wrist. Pre eagle.
A sleek modernist sterling silver necklace with solid links and hidden swivels. Measures about 16" long. Signed Rogers Sterling. Clasp has a pinwheel symbol on it. Necklace has some minor scratches and tarnish. Well made. Lays nicely on the neck.
A vintage modernist brooch depicting a bird in sterling silver with a turquoise eye. Signed Maricela Tasco, Sterling, 925 and Eagle #3. Measures 2" tall and 1 1/4" wide. In nice condition, has some tarnish and a minor surfaces scratches. The head is three dimensional and curves around the eye. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Very cute on!