A cute, diminutive Victorian fob seal in the form of a silver toga-clad monkey sitting atop a gold base. His eyes are set with tiny cabochon garnets. The base is formed from a faceted carnelian and has never been engraved. Tested and guaranteed silver and 18K.
Origin: Probably France, ca. 1860. Condition: excellent, all original, no engraving on seal. Dimensions: 9/16” x 7/16” x 1” tall. Weight: 4.2 gr.
Absolutely stunning very big Danish sterling silver modernist vintage 1960s statement size ring with luminous blue green abalone shell inlay, by Danish jewelry maker Arne Johansen. Marked 925S and DENMARK, and signed AJ. Ring size 7. Great size -- the top is 1 3/8 inches long, 5/8 inch wide, and stands 1/4 inch off the finger. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
A vintage modernist sterling silver bracelet by Elis Kauppi for Kupittaan Kulta Oy, Turku Finland. A geometric design with rock crystals and spectrolite stones. Measures about 7" around. The central design measures 1 1/2" across and 2 1/2" long. Hook closure. In very nice condition with minor tarnish. Marked with the Anvil, Finland and 925S, the mark for Turku and Q7 for 1969. Great example of Scandinavian modernist jewelry.
Eye catching 940 sterling silver and copper graduated discs bracelet designed circa 1950's by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar (1905-86). Bracelet measures 1 3/8" wide at center panel with a wearable length of 7 inches. Weight is a hefty yet comfortable 75 grams. Beautiful condition and patina. Clasp is tight and secure. Fully hallmarked for Aguilar as shown. This design is pictured on p. 139 of SILVER MASTERS OF MEXICO by Penny Morrill...
Scandinavian Modernist Labradorite Pendant Necklace Kaunis Koru, Finland 1974. The pendant of large curvilinear sections centering a bezel set cabochon labradorite within an open `eye’ setting. The chain with intertwining oval links. All fully marked for Kaunis Koru Finland 1974. Length: 25 inches. Pendant: 2 x 2 inches. Item Weight: 42.98 grams.
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.
Made for the 1950s tourist market, this bracelet is set with turquoise-glazed faience beads shaped as scarabs. The back of each scarab features hieroglyphs. Each is securely mounted in a wirework frame and the secure tongue and groove clasp exhibits embossed ancient Egyptian symbols of a falcon and an ankh. There are Egyptian silver marks on the tongue and other indecipherable marks elsewhere on the bracelet. It measures 7 1/2 inches long by approximately 1 inch wide.
Modernist sterling silver wave bangle bracelet with applied oxidation
Interior circumference 7 5/8"
Approx 3/8" tall
Unmarked but tests as sterling silver
Excellent vintage condition
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 vintage modernist sterling silver ring depicting a creature with an amethyst eye by noted silversmith, Ed Wiener. Three dimensional classic Wiener design. Face measures 1" long and 3/4" across. Measures a size 7. Marked Ed Wiener, Sterling on the back. Fine condition, has some variation to the coloring of the oxidation. Cool Mid Century design.
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.