Ed Wiener Sterling Silver abstract modernist face Ring with chalcedony cabochon eye, Ed Wiener, New York, C.1950. Size 7. Signed Ed. Wiener, Sterling on reverse. Total Item Weight: 10.23 grams.
RARE vintage original Georg Jensen Denmark sterling ring no.150 designed by Vivianna Torun circa 1960. It is a size 3 1/2 and was made to be worn on the pinky. It would not be able to be sized. It measures 1 1/4" side by 1" in the back and weighs 27 grams. Fine condition. Signed as shown. Bold and sculptural, spectacular on the hand.
Georg Jensen sterling bracelet, designed by Henry Pilstrup. The `lotus’ design was first created by Henry Pilstrup in 1937.Length: 7.25 inches. Item Weight: 45.33 grams. Jensen marks in oval dotted circle Sterling Denmark 56A.
This is an excellent example of the Mexican Silver Renaissance with chrysoprase stones. The bracelet is 7.25in. long and 2.25in. tall. The cut work is without flaws and exhibits a strong presence on the arm. The weight is 84 grams. The necklace is outstanding. The drops are 2.25 in. tall and has a wearable length of approximately 16in. With the necklace built on a curve where the drops are you can not lay it exactly straight for measurement. The weight is 88 grams heavy...
A rare early, large figural sterling silver pendant by Sam Kramer. Looks like an abstract man, maybe even a pirate. Measures 3 3/4" long and 2 3/4" wide. Signed with an impressed mushroom on the front of his leg. Heavy and substantial. Fine example of his work.
A vintage modernist sterling silver ring embellished with 24K gold by the well known Japanese silversmith, Miye Matsukata, whose work was signed Janiye. She attended the Museum of Fine Arts School in Boston, afterwards starting a workshop with other jewelers. This ring is in an abstract design, with layers of gold and silver, and contrasting textures and shapes. Measures about size 7.5. Marked on the inside Miye Janiye, Sterling 24K and 81. Excellent craftsmanship. Very unusual design.
A vintage modernist heavy sterling silver cuff bracelet by Antonio Pineda, Taxco embellished with four pearls. Thick sterling curved bars attached with spheres and four small saucers with a pearl in each one. Measures 5 1/2" around with an opening of 1 1/4" and 15/16" wide. Marked with the Antonio crown, Silver, 970, Sterling Mexico and an Early Eagle 17 mark. The saucers on the edges have some minor flattening. Sterling has some minor scratches and a little tarnish. Wonderful and rare.
Charming handmade Navajo sterling bead earrings. They hang 1 7/8" long and are screw backs that could easily be converted for pierced ears if so desired. The top two beads are plain and the bottom, largest bead, has stamping. Signed Sterling on the reverse of the screw back, they are in fine original condition and weigh 12 grams total. Great looking on, very wearable.
Wonderful Older Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Hand Hammered Brooch #178 with Trombone Clasp. Measures appx 2 inches across hallmarked with GJ mark in rectangle, Sterling Denmark, 925 178. Tarnished but good working condition.
Stunning cocktail sized antique silver ring with an Austro Hungarian or early Art Deco look, with a very big oval genuine citrine stone. Circa 1900 to 1930. Unmarked but tests positive for sterling silver. The stone is gemologist verified. Ring size 5 1/2 and will fit up to a size 6 finger. The top is 1 1/8 inches long and 3/4 inch wide. The citrine is 18 mm by 15 mm. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Stunning very big Art Deco / Arts & Crafts silver ring with a large rectangular smoky quartz stone in a prong setting. German, circa 1920, marked 835 for silver content. The stone, which has many naturally occurring inclusions, has been verified by a gemologist. Ring size 8. The top is just under 7/8 inch square. The stone is 17mm by 15mm. Excellent condition. No losses or cracks in the stone. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
George Jensen Hans Hansen sterling bangle Denmark, 20th century. The bangle of offset curvilinear design. Fully marked. Small to medium wrist size. Item Weight: 37.48 grams.
A wonderful brooch by William Spratling depicting a large moth. Measures 2 5/8" across and 1 7/8" high. Marked with the conjoined WS surrounded by Spratling Made in Mexico. Also marked Spratling Silver. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Heavy silver. Has some minor tarnish and surface scratches. Wonderful item.
A very good set of silver and turquoise watch tips by noted Navajo silversmith Benson Boyd. Each tip is decorated with “chip inlay” of turquoise accented with punched decoration. Chip inlay is typical of Boyd’s work. The tips are attached to a stainless steel band with a deployment clasp. Each tip is stamped with Boyd’s mark. The tips were originally purchased in Denver in 1976.
Origin: America, 1976...
Decorative silver work and colorful semi-precious stones distinguish these dangling hoop earrings. They are set with faceted amethysts and tiny pieces of turquoise on each hoop, and coral at the tops. They bear the unidentified circular maker’s mark of CEL and ME02 (see Bille Hobart’s book on Mexican marks, p. 217, 3rd ed.), and date around 1950-1960. The posts are very secure, as are the clutches. They measure 1 ¾ inches long; the hoops measure 1 inch in diameter.
Stunning 1920s Chinese export Art Deco long drop earrings with screw backs, in gold washed sterling silver with carved carnelian bi or pi disks, and very detailed repousee foo dogs at the tops. I am also listing a similar bracelet from the same estate. Marked CHINA, SILVER, and also marked with a horse form hallmark. Together they weigh 12 grams. 3 inches long and 1 1/16 inch wide. The carnelian disks are 27mm. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Beautiful 1920s Chinese export Art Deco bracelet in gold washed sterling silver with four carved carnelian bi or pi disks mounted in pronged settings, with a box slide hidden clasp. I am also listing a similar pair of earrings from the same estate. Marked CHINA, SILVER, and also marked with a horse form hallmark. The carnelian stations are connected by chains with fine engraved decoration. It weighs 24 grams. Wearable length is 7 3/8 inches. 1 inch wide...
An amazing 'checkerboard' sterling silver modernist necklace by Georg Jensen, #191. Designed by Ernst Forsmann. Measures 15" long and 1/2" wide. Has a hook closure and two secure safety clasps. Marked Georg Jensen in a dotted oval, 925S, Denmark, and 191. Wonderful condition. Heavy and intricate, looks spectacular on! A very special piece.