Wonderful circa 1970s silver plate with gold gilt necklace by Danish designer Jacob Hull. Heavyweight and solid, with three shiny, articulated discs hanging from a solid necklace. The discs are smooth while the "holders" and bottom portion of the neck-ring have a textured surface.
The opening of necklace measures 4.5" x 4 3/4". The hanging portion measures 3.5" long. It is signed on the rear Jacob Hill in script & Denmark below it and B+D with a red enamel circle. Very good condition with som...
Poul Warmind modernist sterling silver bracelet
7 1/2" x 1"
Weight - 65 grams
Marked Warmind, Denmark, sterling
Excellent vintage condition
ORIGINAL CARTIER AKOYA DOUBLE STRAND CULTURED PEARL
NECKLACE IN THE PINCTADA FUCATA MARTENSII MOLLUSK.
CRAFTED IN 14K GOLD AND STRUNG WITH AKOYA CULTURED PEARLS.THE CLASP IS 14K YELLOW GOLD AND GARNETS AND
A NICE DIAMOND.WEIGHING APPROXIMATELY:
6.70 - 9.60 MM.
MEASURES:20&1/4 INCHES,51&1.2 - CENTIMETERS.
WEIGHT: 83 - GRAMS.
ACCENTED BY OVAL SHAPED GARNETS AND ROUND CUT DIAMOND.
MARKED: "CARTIER", "14K" AND "150" ON THE BACK OF THE CLASP.
MOST OF THE JEWELRY THAT WAS MADE FOR CARTI...
An exquisite and very fine 18K yellow gold jewel by Henry Dunay, one of the greatest American jewelers of the latter 20th century. The piece comprises a 32" necklace of domed, oval gold links joined by polished arched connectors. The outer surfaces of the links are stippled in a roughly textured finish that contrast nicely with the arched connectors. Two of the links have hidden hinged clasps so that the necklace can be separated into a shorter necklace and a bracelet. Two of the arched conn...
Unique handcrafted modernist 18k gold ring w/small diamond, signed GR.
Size 6. Box measures app. 5/8" square, standing on point app. 7/8" tall
Condition - excellent
Betty Cooke modernist 14K gold brooch w/pearl
Delicate and elegant variation on her renowned blades of grass theme
3 1/2" x 1 1/4"
Weight - 5.50 grams
Stamped Cooke, 14K
A 10k white gold pendant set with genuine diamonds, on a 10k white gold chain circa 1970s 1980. The 7/8" x 1/2" pendant is stamped JSN and 10K, and the 18" flat link 10k white gold chain has a spring-ring catch and it is also stamped 10 K. The diamonds are genuine and single point cut, set in a simple modernist design loop setting. This necklace weighs 3.3 grams and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs.
All items are thoroughly...
Vintage 1950's sterling silver & onyx necklace designed & signed by Taxco, Mexico modernist Antonio Pineda. Interior wearable length is 16 inches. Both stones & silver are in beautiful condition. Clasp is tight & secure. Fully hallmarked on reverse. Truly a museum quality wearable work of art, this design was included in the recent museum exhibit SILVER SEDUCTION: THE ART OF MODERNIST ANTONIO PINEDA and is pictured on p. 133 in the book of the same name by Gobi Stromberg.
Ca 1970 An exceptionally heavy and well made gold plate necklace with matching clip-on earrings. The necklace with extension measures 22" x 1-1/4"; the earrings are 1-1/8" x 1-1/4".
Both earrings and necklace are signed.
Ottaviani sterling and enamel necklace.
16" outstretched, pendant - 2 1/2" x 1 5/8".
Condition - very good.
Elegant silver vermeil necklace by Michigan silversmith John Pagacz, circa 1950s. In sterling silver with a real gold wash. 9 dangling bars each hold an abalone shell triangle. The workmanship in Pagacz's work is truly amazing. The necklace measures 25.5" from end to end, and hangs below collar level. Unsigned. Very good vintage condition with some tarnishing.
Artisan crafted sterling choker necklace. The necklace is constructed of thick, solid sterling silver, terminating in dramatic long spikes.
The opening is 5", and the necklace weighs 47 grams, 1.66oz. Unmarked but tests as sterling silver or higher.
Outstanding quality best describes this 1960's sterling silver gold gilt with fire enamels on guilloche table pill box. Handmade by Italian silversmith Renato Salimbeni, even the bottom is intricately engraved. Fully hallmarked. Measures 2.5" long, 1.75" wide, and 0.75" high. Salimbeni Renato was active between 1963 and 1971
A very unusual, antique, second half of the 19th century, Russian orthodox Icon, Nevyansk School. Finely hand painted with egg tempera, gold leaf and gesso on a wood panel with splint (shponk) inserted in the back.
The icon depicts, painted in great detail, an orthodox Christian saint flanked on the upper left by Christ Pantocrator blessing the saint with the Gospels labelled illegibly on the top in Church Slavonic, possibly St. John.
The borders are painted with eight various family...
Large and beautiful Burmese dry lacquer seated buddha, black lacquer with gold gilt, decorated all over with inlaid mirrors and colored glass, compassionate expression.
A mudra in Buddhist statues is a gesture and body posture holding special meaning and commemorating a few of the important moments in the Buddha’s life. One of the most common and popular mudra found depicted in Buddha statues is the Bhumisparsha, translated as the "touching earth gesture". The gesture represent the ...
A heavy, wide 14k gold band with rhombus cut lapis lazuli stone. The ring is signed but the mark is indistinct (possibly a " C" or "u" with a dot).
One edge of the lapis is slightly rough and the band shows faint scratches. The stone measures 1/2" x 3/8" ,the height of the band is 3/4" (to its tip) and weighs 10.8 gr. Size 6.
The work of Mid-Century silversmith Ronald Hayes Pearson work is included in major collections at the Smithsonian Institute, the American Craft Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and many other noted museums. This unique necklace is the perfect example of why Pearson is so celebrated, and his rare work so sought after.
The pendant features a modernist raised design over a darkened oxidized background. The pendant is arched, making it three dimensional. The pendant measures 2.5" long an...
Japanese Buddhist assembled wood sculpture of Kannon-Bosatsu (Avalokitesvara), the God of Compassion, standing male figure with abundant cloak drapery including the pendant wrapped sleeves, standing on a lotus base on a rocky outcropping, the left hand holds a lotus and the right hand upraised with webbed fingers in the vitarka mudra (the seal of reasoning), all lacquered and gilded, the inset eyes of painted crystal and the addition of an elaborate gilt metal crown and necklace with glass and w...