Circa mid-century, these earrings are a rare find. Produced by Margot de Taxco, these are a book-piece design shown on page 34 of Margot Van Voorhies : The Art of Mexican Enamelwork. Both earrings and original design drawing are shown.
Referred to as "Egyptian Scroll", the colors are bright and vibrant. Gold, black, and green enamel.
Measure 1 9/16" x 1 1/4"...
The "Jewels by Antonio" hallmarks dates 1949-1953. This is a book-piece design shown on page 152 of Silver Seduction : The Art of Mexican Modernist Antonio Pineda.
It's a fabulous ring with a huge presence. Size is 8.25. Height on top is just shy of 1/2". 1" wide.
Weight is a substantial 17.3 grams.
Signed and hallmarked "Jewels by Antonio Taxco Mexico", with the design # PP451.
In excellent vintage condition. Collector quality. Beautiful patina.
Circa 1940-1945, here is a supremely rare and spectacular necklace produced by Los Castillo in 980 silver.
It's entirely hand-wrought, composed of forty-five repoussé silver "wings". Killer gorgeous, lays beautifully.
Measures 26 1/2", with a 1 3/8" width.
Weight is 202.2 grams of almost pure silver.
Signed and hallmarked "Los Castillo Taxco 980 Made in Mexico", with the design # 187.
In excellent vintage condition...
Circa mid-century, these cufflinks were produced by Antonio Pineda. They have a superb modernist design, with diamond shaped faceted onyx stones on each end. Four stones in total. These are elegant and classy, and a seldom seen design.
Each cufflink measures approximately 7/8" x 3/4".
Weight is 24.4 grams.
Signed and hallmarked with the Antonio Taxco crown and 970 on each.
Excellent vintage condition.
This early Mexican necklace combines superb repoussé silverwork with teardrop amethyst dangles, a center amethyst cabochon, and tiny beading to make this necklace a standout piece.
Measures a closed, wearable length of just over 17". The centerpiece is 2 3/4" x 2 5/8".
This is a pre-1948 piece, hallmarked simply "Mexico Silver".
In excellent vintage condition.
Weight is 72.1 grams.
A beautiful Art Deco inspired design sterling necklace by Margot De Taxco. This is not a design I have seen before and very unique. It measures 15" end to end, is 3/4" wide and weighs 70 grams. It has a secure push in clasp and is in fine original condition. Signed and numbered as shown. Gorgeous on.
A classic 18K gold “Open Heart” in the large size by Tiffany & Co. Created by Elsa Peretti, this design became one of Tiffany’s most popular and identifiable pieces. This pendant is the second largest of the four sizes available. The back of the pendant is signed “Elsa Peretti “ and is fully hallmarked by Tiffany & Co. The pendant is presented with its original Tiffany 18" 18K gold chain. This piece currently retails for $2200.
This classic Boucheron baton design has been in fashion since the Art Deco era. Worked in 18K gold, the removable batons are elegantly decorated with simple reeded engraving. Each cufflink is signed "Boucheron Paris" and is stamped with French 18K marks and serial numbers.
- Origin: France, ca. 1950.
- Condition: excellent.
- Dimensions: batons, 7/8" long.
- Weight: 10.7 grams.
Hand crafted in sterling silver, this vintage articulated keepsake or pill box was designed and & signed c. 1950's by William Spratling. Measuring 6 1/4" x 2" the fish weighs 90 grams. Excellent condition and patina. Fully hallmarked. Spratling's designs were often inspired by the menagerie of wildlife that surrounded him in Taxco. Beautiful accent piece for any dÃ©cor.
Circa mid-century, this Antonio Pineda bracelet has a sleek hand-wrought modernist design. It's a stunning bold piece which looks fabulous on the wrist. Composed of eleven V-shaped links which flare out on one side. Closure is a tight and secure tongue in box, complete with original safety chain...
This set of pendant/pin and necklace is the work of Margot van Voorhies Carr / Margot de Taxco.
It's a book-piece design, shown in Penny C. Morrill's book "Margot Van Voorhies : The Art of Mexican Enamelwork. Called "Flowers in a Circle", it's a very versatile set of a pendant which doubles as a pin, and matching necklace. Lovely spring colors, with lilac/purple, teal, green, and white with silver and gold specks.
Pendant / pin measures 1 15/16" x 1 5/8"...
This is a spectacular and very rare hand-wrought necklace from Margot van Voorhies Carr / Margot de Taxco, featuring superb repoussé silver work. Opposing Chinese dragons are at the center of this piece, which measures a closed, wearable length of 15 1/2". A variation of this necklace is shown in Penny C...
An elegant sterling silver Egyptian Revival broach from the 1930'S with a top quality deep blue lapis scarab stone mounted in the center. The piece was collected in the 1940'S in Egypt from a top jeweler and has never been offered for sale before.It measures 2 1/2" in length by 3/4" at the widest...
Circa mid-century, this Los Castillo pin is a spectacular work of wearable art, and features one of their most iconic designs.
It's a multi-dimensional piece with superb repoussé silver work, highly detailed, and absolutely collector quality.
Measures 3 1/4" x 2"...
Circa pre-1948, this is a gorgeous bracelet from Fred Davis. It's a modernist design, with exquisite repoussé silver work.
Six turquoise cabochons are nestled within opposing silver "V"s which form diamond shaped panels, tiny silver beads between them. Alternating with these panels are large silver domes. Closure is a tight and secure tongue in box. Recesses are oxidized...
Bold and beautiful sterling, moonstone and aventurine ring by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs. This is the 4th and last Skaggs ring I am offering from the same collection. It is a size 6 1/2 and the face measures 7/8" across and is 3/4" wide. Weighing 7 grams, it is in fine original condition with no chips or cracks to the stones. Signed as shown. A great color combination.
Gorgeous Mediterranean coral stones in this sterling ring by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs. A unique look with the 4 stones being graduated in size. Currently a size 5, the ring has been previously professionally sized in the back. The face of the ring measures 1 1/4" across and the largest stone is 5/8" long. It weighs 13 grams and there are no chips or cracks to the beautiful stones. Signed as shown. From the same collection as the other Skaggs rings I am offering. What a beauty !
Exceptional sculptural, tactile sterling bracelet designed by the Swedish silversmith Rey Urban for the Danish company A. Fausing. Measuring 7 1/2" end to end, it is 1 1/4" wide and weighs 74 grams. The clasp interlocks and looks continuous on the wrist. All of the links move and are fluid when on. It is in fine original condition and signed as shown. Very industrial and architectural looking. A Modernist masterpiece !