Richly handsome Carving Set and Cheese Knife by silver master, William Spratling. Knife is 13 1/4" long with blade; fork is 10 3/4". Cheese knife is 7 1/8". All are in excellent, unpolished condition. Fork and cheese knife have 1956 - 62 hallmark. Carving knife is not hallmarked but there is no doubt that it is the mate to the fork.
Totally awesome sterling silver necklace with huge Aztec jade pendant by famed Mexican silver designers, Los Castillo. Stone measures 4 1/2" wide and 1 1/4" tall. Chain, which also has Aztec jade, is 22" long. Excellent condition. Pendant and clasp both hallmarked. Made 1980's.
Two wonderful enamel animal pins by Margot de Taxco; circa 1950. Both are in excellent condition and well hallmarked.
Birds measure 1 3/4" wide and 5/8" tall.
Fish is 2" wide and 1 5/8"tall. Glorious colors.
Streamlined choker necklace in sterling, copper and brass made by Los Castillo who takes credit for initiating work with married metals.
Substantial weight; well hinged links. Measures approximately 16" in circumference (can't be more precise because of the curve of the necklace) and 7/16" wide. Excellent condition.
Two pairs of screwback earrings by Margot de Taxco; circa 1950.
Left pair - Typical of the curvilinear designs with balls often employed by Margot. 1 3/8" long and 5/16" wide.
Right - Very deco looking design in black and white enamel. 1 1/4" long.Both in excellent condition.
Terrific Sun Face Earrings by primo Italian design house - Gucci. Eighteen karat gold circles surround the silver sun faces. Measure
1 1/8" in diameter. Excellent condition. French backs - posts and clips. Probably circa 1970.
Strongly designed, bracelet by Emma who worked in Taxco in the 1950's. Pre-Columbian birds alternate with panels of raised dots in this very heavy weight bracelet. Measures 1 1/8" wide and approximately 7 1/2" long. Safety chain makes it impossible to measure more precisely. Placement of safety chain inhibits putting the bracelet on and taking it off. One jump ring can easily be moved to give greater flexibility. Excellent condition.
Heavy weight X's bracelet by the late Mexican designer Emma. Well made with lots of heft. Striking design. Measures approximately 7 1/2" without clasp; safety chain makes it difficult to be more precise; 1" wide. Excellent condition; circa 1950.