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All Items : New Century : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1449890 (stock #000009)
California Dreaming
$895.50
Listed Price $995.00
For sale here is a RARE vintage 1980s signed one of a kind handmade 'metales casados' (married metals) and stone inlay Mexican modernist pitcher from Taxco. An incredible artwork that is also a practical item that can be used to serve drinks! The design features an Aztec Warrior in full ceremonial dress at center done in metales casados, and with geometric design sections around it, and with all surrounded by a blue stone inlay. No doubt a one of a kind, and nothing like this is being made in Ta...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1395405 (stock #BS176)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$26,000.00
Listed Price $40,000.00
Rare mixed metal pitcher with lots of bugs. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. Globular with drum-form neck, small lip spout, and c-scroll handle. Modish insects—dragon fly, grasshopper, and butterfly—creep and dart among fluid and interlaced grass stalks applied to hand-hammered sterling silver ground heightened with floral engraving and copper inlay. A superb integration of Japonesque and Craftsman. Interlaced script monogram engraved to underside. Fully marked including pattern n...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1455750 (stock #000318)
California Dreaming
$175.50
Listed Price $195.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1950s 60s signed handmade mixed metals sterling silver and brass with black onyx and green stone inlay Mexican modernist Face design brooch pin. A striking mid-century modernist design originally by Stella Popowski in Taxco! Measures 2-1/2" by 2" wide, and weighs 17.5 grams total. Marked at back as shown, "Hecho en Mexico 925" in a circle around maker mark "SPC". Looks like there might have been additional marks, but they're too worn to make out. I've no idea about...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1454397 (stock #000266)
California Dreaming
$85.50
Listed Price $95.00
For sale here is a HUGE vintage 1980s one of a kind handmade mixed metals modernist pendant necklace. A mix of copper, brass and silver-colored metal in an overall geometric design that is probably from the southwestern US. The pendant measures 4-1/2" by 2-1/4" wide and wearable length of 26". Weighs 34.5 grams total. Unmarked, and no doubt entirely handmade likely one of a kind artisan made art jewelry. Excellent vintage condition with just fine light wear and tarnish as shown - please view the...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1450490 (stock #000043)
California Dreaming
$895.50
Listed Price $995.00
For sale here is a RARE and striking vintage 1980s signed handmade modernist design sterling silver and Baltic amber choker necklace from Poland. Incredible detail and superb craftsmanship! Natural Baltic amber not the treated variety. Measures 1" wide at front with 5" inner diameter and 16" inside circumference. Total weight is an impressive 145 grams total. Very small Polish hallmarks that I couldn't get a good photograph of include maker mark "PU", Polish silver mark including "925" and anoth...
All Items : New Century : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1455216 (stock #000296)
California Dreaming
$2,695.50
Listed Price $2,995.00
For sale here is a HUGE and very rare vintage 1980s handmade metales casados and mosaico azteca Hunting Scene decorative tazza tray designed by Antonio Castillo for his family firm Los Castillo of Taxco Mexico. A highly stylized Hunting Scene in metales casados (married metals) and mosaico azteca (mosaic stone inlay) set in a silver-plated tazza tray foundation. I'm certain that this incredibly beautiful object was intended to be an artwork for proud display rather than a utilitarian item for ev...
All Items : New Century : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1455218 (stock #000298)
California Dreaming
$2,695.50
Listed Price $2,995.00
For sale here is a MAGNIFICENT and very rare vintage 1980s handmade metales casados and mosaico azteca Aztec Chieftain decorative tazza tray designed by Antonio Castillo for his family firm Los Castillo of Taxco Mexico. A highly stylized Aztec Chieftain figure in metales casados (married metals) and mosaico azteca (mosaic stone inlay) set in a silver-plated tazza tray foundation. I'm certain that this incredibly beautiful object was intended to be an artwork for proud display rather than a utili...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1450476 (stock #000033)
California Dreaming
$265.50
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is a superb and very rare pair of vintage 1950s handmade mixed metals sterling silver copper and shell Mexican modernist earrings by maestro Enrique Ledesma of Taxco. One of the rarest of his designs, and no doubt one of his finest! Measure 1-3/8" long by 3/4" wide, and the pair weigh 8.4 grams. Marked with Ledesma maker mark, also "Taxco 925" and the Eagle 3 mark. The backs were converted by a previous owner from screw to pierced which of course doesn't show at all when worn, but ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1454398 (stock #000267)
California Dreaming
$112.50
Listed Price $125.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1980s one of a kind handmade mixed metals and howlite modernist pendant necklace. An entirely handmade likely one of a kind necklace! The pendant measures 2-1/2" by 2-1/2" wide and the chain is wearable length of 18-1/4". Weighs 34.4 grams total. Unmarked. Excellent vintage condition with just fine light wear and tarnish as shown - please view the photos, read the description, and ask all questions prior to purchase. I am open to reasonable offers from serious buye...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1454396 (stock #000265)
California Dreaming
$112.50
Listed Price $125.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1980s one of a kind handmade mixed metals modernist pendant necklace. A great one of a kind piece of art to wear! The pendant measures 2-3/8" by 1-7/8" and hangs on an 18" black cord with metal closure at back. Weighs 30 grams total. Unmarked, and no doubt a one of a kind entirely handmade work of wearable art! Excellent vintage condition with just fine light wear and tarnish as shown - please view the photos, read the description, and ask all questions prior to pu...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1455232 (stock #000301)
California Dreaming
$535.50
Listed Price $595.00
For sale here is a RARE vintage 1950s handmade mixed metals copper and brass Sputnik design link bracelet from Maya of Mexico. Although Maya of Mexico wasn't the first to do the Sputnik design, her version certainly stacks up well against the others and is one of her most iconic and striking! Spiky and weighty and very well made modernist bracelet from the mid century in Mexico! Measures 7-3/8" long but probably closer to 7" wearable due to design of closure, and measures 1-1/4" wide by 7/8" thi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1960 item #1450477 (stock #000034)
California Dreaming
$265.50
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is an outstanding pair of vintage 1950s signed handmade metales casados (married metals) Mexican modernist geometric design bowls/trays in three colors of metal. Each is entirely hand fabricated by a Mexican maestro from the mid century in copper, silver, and brass, and the pair are signed at bottom as shown. They measure 5" diameter by 1-1/4" high at the rim, and the pair weigh 306 grams or nearly 10 ounces. Marked at bottoms as shown with a maker mark of an Eagle over the word "M...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1950 item #1452758 (stock #000171)
California Dreaming
$2,695.50
Listed Price $2,995.00
For sale here is an extremely RARE and HUGE vintage 1940s handmade brass and ancient pre-Columbian carved green stone relic statement ring by American artist/designer Annette Nancarrow during her years in Mexico. This incredible ring centers a genuine ancient Mesoamerican carved green stone relic most likely in excess of 2000 years old, which Nancarrow framed in a simple brass bezel with an adjustable ring band at bottom. Annette Nancarrow (1907-1991) studied art at Hunter College in New York C...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Latin American : Pre 1980 item #1450854 (stock #000074)
California Dreaming
$355.50
Listed Price $395.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1960s 70s signed handmade mixed metals brass and sterling silver modernist design link bracelet by silversmith/artist Carlos Navarro of Chile. A complex and thoughtful abstract design in brass and sterling silver dotted with small colorful bezel-set cabochons of malachite, lapis, carnelian, and black onyx. Truly a work of art to wear on your wrist! Measures 1-3/4" wide by 7" wearable length. Marked on reverse as shown, "Carlos Navarro". Tested and guaranteed to be ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Silver : Pre 1940 item #1452797 (stock #000173)
California Dreaming
$175.50
Listed Price $195.00
For sale here is a RARE and unusual pair of vintage 1930s signed handmade sterling silver Ancient or pre Columbian Tribal Mask design cufflinks from Mexico. Measure 1/2" long at the fronts, and the pair weigh 9.3 grams total. Marked at backs as shown, "Mexico" and makers mark "T.A.", not marked for metal but tested and guaranteed solid sterling silver at least. Excellent vintage condition with some fine wear and tarnish as shown - please view the photos, read the description and my terms below, ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1450923 (stock #000079)
California Dreaming
$175.50
Listed Price $195.00
For sale here is a RARE vintage 1950s handmade mixed metals sterling silver copper brass black onyx and turquoise Mexican modernist Dots design tie bar clip by maestro Tono of Taxco from his early Piedra Negra (black stone) line of jewelry. A striking design with the usual incomparable craftsmanship! Measures 1-1/2" long by 3/8" wide, and weighs 6.7 grams total. Marked at back, "Tono Piedra Negra", also "Sterling 925 Taxco" in a circle around "AC", "Hecho en Mexico" and design number "T198". Exc...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1453202 (stock #000191)
California Dreaming
$175.50
Listed Price $195.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1970s signed handmade hammered mixed metals sterling silver and brass Mexican modernist design pendant with matching pierced earrings. Pendant measures 3-3/8" by 2-3/8", the earrings measure 2" by 1-3/8", and the set weighs 46 grams total. The pendant is marked as shown, maker's mark "CII" also marked "925 Mexico", with the same marks on the earrings. Excellent vintage condition with just fine light wear and tarnish as shown - please view the photos, read the descr...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1450856 (stock #000075)
California Dreaming
$355.50
Listed Price $395.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1980s signed handmade 950 sterling silver and faceted gemstone minimalist modernist hinged bracelet from Taxco Mexico. A sleek and sophisticated design that feels silky smooth on the wrist! Measures 1-1/4" widest with 6-1/2" inside circumference, and weighs a hefty 75.7 grams total. The large gemstone a colorless or white zircon, and is approx 1/2" in diameter, and I guesstimate it to be about 20 carats in weight. Marked as shown, the marks are hard to make out, bu...