Beautiful small silver ladle with an ebony handle by silver master, William Spratling. The inside of the bowl shows the hand hammer marks while the outside is smooth. A side view shows the elegance with which the handle is made. It is wider toward the bottom and tapers at the top.It measures 6 3/4" long; the bowl is 1 7/8" in diameter. There is a tiny indentation on the wood handle close to the bowl; everything else is in perfect condition. 1940's hallmark.
Elegant silver ladle with an ebony handle by silver master, William Spratling. The inside of the bowl shows the hand hammer marks. It measures 3 1/2" wide to the pouring lip. The handle is 10" long. Excellent condition; 1940's hallmark.
Henry Dunay lobed earrings with his classic hammered gold finish. They are mid-size and easy to wear. The shape is especially flattering to the face.
Measurements are 7/8" long and 3/4" at widest point Omega backs.
Made in the 1990's; excellent condition.
These large earrings by silver master William Spratling are most unusual. Oval obsidian discs are below the silver swirl with an obsidian ball on top. They measure 1 1/8" wide x 1 5/8" tall. 1960's hallmark. They are from the widow of silversmith Allan Adler.
This necklace beautifully combines round silver beads with slightly oval ones of what is referred to as Aztec jade. The handmade silver beads measure about 5/8" in diameter. The jade beads have a beautiful variation in color including an unusual amount of blue. They are strung on a secure silver chain with a lovely handmade box clasp. The necklace measures 17 1/2" wearable length.
Cleverly made 14 karat gold ring that looks like three bands but is actually one continuous one. It has the streamlined, open and airy look characteristic of modernist designer Betty Cooke's work. The ring is size 6 1/4. Cooke's work is in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Art and Design.
This fine and delicate sapphire and platinum necklace is from the 1920's Art Nouveau period. The 17 inch chain has 4 small sapphires. From the chain hangs a round sapphire of approximately 2 carats. All are collet set. The chain is platinum but the jump ring was replaced at some point with one of sterling silver.
Finely detailed gold buckle bangle bracelet with 3 diamonds. The body of the bracelet is made of 7 rows of very fine rows of herringbone pattern. They are anchored with solid pieces of gold for the top and bottom edges as well as accenting the buckle details and diamonds. The bracelet is oval and measures 2 1/4" inner diameter. It is 3/8" wide. Excellent condition; made circa 1920.
This rope twisted 18 karat gold necklace is centered with an oval medallion of a cabochon sapphire and 5 diagonal rows of diamonds.
The medallion measures 3/4" wide x 3/8" tall. The necklace is 15 1/2" in length. Signed VCA France. Made in the 1970's.