Ottaviani sterling and enamel necklace.
16" outstretched, pendant - 2 1/2" x 1 5/8".
Condition - very good.
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.
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.
Poul Warmind modernist sterling silver bracelet
7 1/2" x 1"
Weight - 65 grams
Marked Warmind, Denmark, sterling
Excellent vintage condition
Wow! This goes to the top of the list of my favorite pieces of jewelry. It is a beautiful pink Guilloche enamel over Sterling Silver Locket with matching chain w/enamel links. Accented w/marcasite work on face. The condition is excellent. The locket measures 1 3/8" diameter excluding bale and the chain is appx 24". Hallmarked Sterl Germany on loop on chain. Enamel is excellent, no damage to report on locket, front or back or chain links. The interior has original vintage fabric lining and bevele...
Description: gold plated sterling with rhinestones and enameling.
Size: 2 1/8" square
Hallmark: CoroCraft sterling in cartouche
Reference: Fun Jewelry, Shiffer, p. 15
A modernist sterling silver cuff bracelet by the noted NYC jeweler, Ed Wiener.
Measures approximately 5" around with an opening of 1 1/4". Measures about 3/4" at the widest. Signed ED WIENER STERLING. Has some minor tarnish and surface scratches. Heavy and substantial.
Fine example of Mid Century Modernist studio jewelry. Looks great on, hugs the wrist.
Charming Paul Lobel modernist strawberry sterling pin. This is multi-dimensional and hand textured. Size is 1 1/2" tall x 1 1/4" wide. Condition is excellent.
A Pforzheim Germany plique-a-jour enamel Arts and Crafts necklace from the 1910 era. This stunning survivor from the Edwardian era was made in the Pforsheim area of Germany which was the center of such items. Plique-a-jour (French: "Light of Day") refers to the labour-intensive technique of repeatedly firing enamel in metal-bordered cells resembling cloisonne, resulting in unbacked transluscent panels. This fine example measures 1-7/8 x 15/16", it has a baroque pearl drop and a pink tourmalin...
Art Smith "Modernette" cuff bracelet in sterling silver
Iconic mid 20th century modernist design
2 3/4" x 1 1/2"
Interior circumference 6 1/2"
Rear opening 1 1/2"
Excellent vintage condition
An amazing sterling silver Cuff Bracelet by the well known Arizona modernist silversmith, H. Fred Skaggs. Has one huge central oval greenish-black cabochon surrounded by thick sterling curls.
Measures about 5 1/2" around with an opening of 1 1/2". Can be adjusted slightly. Cabochon measures 3 3/8" long and 2" wide. The bracelet has tarnish, we will leave the decision to polish or not up to the new owner.
Signed Sterling Hand Made H. Fred Skaggs. A very substantial piece, weighs ab...
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.
Sensational vintage sterling silver bracelet designed and signed circa 1950's by Taxco, Mexico modernist Antonio Pineda. Truly one of Antonio's best this bracelet measures 1 1/4" wide. Will comfortably fit up to a 7" wrist. Heavy at 130 grams 4.06oz. Beautiful condition. Clasp is tight and secure. Attached safety chain. Signed on the clasp with ANTONIO TAXCO crown mark, 970 STERLING eagle #208. This design featured in recent exhibits and publications. Pictured on p.52 of SILVER SEDUCTION: THE A...
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...
Ca 1950 An exceptional, one- of- a- kind sterling bracelet by Clifford Russell of Maine. Marked Sterling Hand Made Russell on the box clasp. 7-1/4" x 3/4"~ Weight 1.7ozs.
Iconic hand wrought sterling silver "Old Maguey" necklace designed & signed by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar (1905-86). Necklace has a wearable length of up to 19 inches. Center portion measures 7" across & 1 3/4" high at widest point. Weight 122 grams, 4.3 oz. Beautiful condition with no issues. Fully hallmarked on the clasp TAXCO 940 HA dating the piece to 1940-48. Pictured on p. 178 of WILLIAM SPRATLING AND THE MEXICAN SILVER RENAISSANCE by Penny Morrill.
Extremely rare. Solid Sterling Silver Case (Not plate!). ART DECO CARTIER by Jaeger-LeCoultre MANTEL CLOCK, 8 Days, 15 Jewels, Swiss by Jaeger-LeCoultre. The clock frame and end designs are all framed in solid .935 Sterling Silver. Belgium Green Marble original base platform with a beveled edge. All Circa: 1928. The Blue, Ivory, and Black enameled design is Art Deco seen on many Art Deco buildings from this period. Superb, original condition and extremely collectible in th...
Yes, an original still made in a USA studio in the American Modernist tradition; all metal both copper and silver metalwork was hand fabricated wrought and hammered by this jewelry artist resulting in hand made chain and stations. SIGNED: Handmade Mimi Dee & Sterling. American turquoise and faceted mandarin color spessartite garnets from faraway lands were added. LEGAL: All images design content concept text solely owned by Mimi Dee.
Includes a very collectible coordinating jewelry pre...