Four lobed exquisite sterling silver bowl by William Spratling. Much more difficult to execute than a simply round form. Smooth outside; hammer marks on the inside indicate how finely handmade it is.
Measures 6 1/4"wide; 4 1/2" deep and 2" tall. 1933 - 1940 hallmark.
Silver and enamel brooch on left $550.
Silver bow brooch on right $495.
Brooches by Margot de Taxco; circa 1950.
Left - White and soft blue enamel. Excellent condition. Looks equally good worn in any direction. Measures 2 3/4" wide and 1 1/4" tall.
Right - Sterling bow with hammered and oxidized ornamentation. Matching earrings available on this site as Item # 597323. Measures 2 3/4" wide and 2" tall.
Rare, rare sterling salt and pepper shakers by Salvador Teran. Done with the biomorphic designs for which he is well known. Three dimensional; the swirled designs are actually separate pieces of metal that are soldered with small posts to the body of the shaker. Excellent condition; circa 1960. Measure 2" tall.
Unusual amethyst with sterling brooch by the earliest of Mexican silver designers, Fred Davis. Outer ring of amethysts are cleverly set with a crimped bezel allowing the stones to abut one another. Measures 1 1/2" in diameter. Excellent condition; circa 1950.
Graceful swirled ribbon brooch of silver and copper; matching earrings are all silver. Done in William Spratling's earliest design period - late 1930's - mid 1940's. Pin measures a substantial 3 1/2" long and 2 3/4" wide.
Pair of graceful and delicate bud vases by silver master, William Spratling. They incorporate several of Spratling's characteristic design elements - circles; curved lines and combination of silver with ebony. Could also be used as candle holders. Measure 2 7/8" tall; base is 1 1/4" in diameter. 1956 - 1962 hallmark.