Late 1800s (possibly older) large size sterling silver and malachite pin in the shape of a buckle, a popular theme during the Victorian period. Approx 2.5 inches x 2 inches. LAYAWAY AVAILABLE!
A Georg Jensen sterling silver double tulip pin and earrings set in a red Georg Jensen New York box. The brooch measures 1-3/4 x 1-3/8" and has a safety catch and it matches the 7/8" x 5/8" clip-on earrings. The red box with the white satin and black velvet interior has the stamp for the Georg Jensen shop at 667 Fifth Avenue New York, and the brooch has the Jensen mark along with STERLING DENMARK 100 C (the pattern mark) and the earrings have just the 100 after the Jensen Denmark and sterling m...
Large amber pin set in silver dating from the art nouveau period, amber is a golden warm shade of orange, excellent condition, a real statement piece.
This sophisticated vintage bracelet was designed by one of Italy's premier atellier jewelers, Orlando Orlandini. It is 1 3/4" wide and is 9 1/2" long with a wearable interior measurement of 8". It is hand crafted from polished sterling silver and it is in excellent condition. It is hallmarked "800" with "O.P. Orlandini" on the inner buckle.
Sterling silver, 1.7 x 1.7 inches, approximately. Diameter of amethyst is approximately 7/16 inch.
Very beautiful and rare hairpins with movable jade butterflies and red coral. Gilded silver, marked. In excellent condition.
Measurements: 21 x 6 and 21,5 x 5,2.
Exquisite & rare this lifelike sterling silver, copper & brass angelfish brooch was designed in the late 1930's by Margot Van Voorhies for her husband's taller Los Castillo. This wearable work of art measures 3 3/4" high X 3 1/4" across & weighs 42 grams. The finely detailed angelfish floats through waving brass seaweed above a copper conch shell. Beautiful condition with excellent patina. Pin back and safety catch are tight and secure. When her marriage to Antonio Castillo ended Margot went on ...
This extremely exciting and entertaining piece is circa 1970s. The sterling silver piece has 3 parts, convex. They each swivel / move to create other geometrical shapes. The back is marked with the eagle number 20, STERLING. It also reads HECHO EN MEXICO DF, 925 and a maker's mark of which I am unfamiliar: resembles a conjoined HT.
The pin / brooch has a diameter of 1 5/8". It's height 1/2". This is quite an unusual piece, has good heft and is in excellent condition.
Japanese antique nobori banner, hand painted on cotton, a tiger in bamboo grove. The style of the painting is derived from ancient Korean paintings of tigers. It is a style that became popular in Japan from the 16th century and you will see many screens and scrolls of tigers painted in this manner. The popularity of these paintings in this style continued throughout the Edo period(1608-1868) and into the Meiji era. The quality of the artwork tell us that this nobori is likely to have been done b...
This lovely vintage bracelet was designed by Taxco Maestro, William Spratling. It is hand crafted from 980 silver and is 7 1/8" long x 3/4" wide. It has a unique repeated bead/ball design and it closes with a pin style closure. The inner bracelet is hallmarked with Spratling's earliest WS logo mark as well as 980. It is in excellent condition and weighs 46.5 grams.
Early vintage handmade sterling silver bracelet designed and signed by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar(1905-86). Measures 7 inches long X 1 inch wide. Comprised of 9 repousse wave panels with applied rope trim. Penny Morrills's book SILVER MASTERS OF MEXICO pictures the bracelets' hallmarks - HA STERLING MADE IN MEXICO and states that those marks were used on Aguilar designs from 1940-45. Slide in pin closure attached with safety chain are perfectly secure. Beautiful vintage condition and pa...
This is a gorgeous brooch - perfect for lots of fall and winter clothes. It is made of shiny silver colored metal, and it is 2 1/4" square. The larged smoked glass pieces are interespersed with bright sparking rhinestones of varying sizes - all prong set. The pin is sightly domed to add interest. It is in excellent condition and it is not marked.
A vintage Finnish Scandinavian Modern sterling silver and natural tigereye ring c1970. Made and signed by Kultaseppa Salovaara Ky (Turku, Finland 1950s-1988), this ring has an adjustable band. The stone is mounted on a pin which allows it to spin freely. It is stamped 925 FINLAND with the Finnish and artists marks. This ring is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all conditio...
Amazing pendant / brooch by Michigan silversmith John Pagacz, circa 1950s. In sterling silver with three cultured pearls. The two darkened areas in the center are recessed, oxidized to create the patina, and hand detailed with a pattern. The workmanship in Pagacz's work is truly amazing. Unsigned. Has both a loop for a chain, and a pin mechanism so that the piece can be worn as a brooch. Measures a large 2.25" x 1.5. Excellent vintage conditon.
William Comyns English Arts & Crafts sterling nurse's belt buckle, fully hallmarked for London, England 1901-2. This stunning 2 piece buckle weighs 79.6 grams, it measures 4-3/4" x 2-3/4" in total, it has the stylized A&C flower bud in the central sections, and the curvilinear border with beaded pierced gallery gives this piece excellent motion. While William Comyns was a productive producer of silver small wares, his Arts & Crafts period work is not common, and as in this case, it was well made...
Old Japanese oil painting on canvas in the early postwar period, with the painter's sign of ‘Yoko Konishi’ and “Nude with her back turned / Summer, 1950” at the backside, attached with such simplified wooden frame arranged by the former owner in the later years, in aesthetically aged condition as is as seen. Frame: approx. 42.5 x 33.6cm (16.73 x 13.22in)
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Excavation of layered biscuit object of Japanese proto-pottery bowls called 'Yamajawan' (Yama-Chawan / lit. 'Mountain tea bowl') stuck to each other in the kiln-firing, ca. Kamakura-Muromachi period (1185-1573),
approx. H 21cm (8.26in), 15 x 14cm (5.90 x 5.51in)
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Fantastic kogo, box for keeping incense, in the shape of a slightly abstracted wish-granting tama or jewel. Brown stoneware with typical white inclusions, greenish brown ash glaze on top. Shigaraki or Iga stone ware. Japan, early to mid Edo period, 17th-18thcentury.
H 2 x L 2.25 x W 2 inches
Minimal traces of usage commensurate with age. All in all excellent condition
Comes with kiri-wood tomobako with inscription.