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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Chinese : Pre 1970 item #1451597 (stock #000127)
California Dreaming
$146.25
Listed Price $195.00
For sale here is a fine collection of 21 vintage 1950s 60s Chinese cloisonné enamel thimbles. Each is unique, none are repeated, all are beautiful and finely hand crafted! Please see my photos for details of the individual thimbles. Most of them are birds, flowers, and butterflies, but there is also a for dog(lion), a cat, a panda bear, an owl, a horse, and a rooster. Most of them are pristine and flawless but a few show very minor signs of wear, and a couple also have some tarnish to the gilt ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Enamelware : Pre 1960 item #1451066 (stock #000099)
California Dreaming
$221.25
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is a RARE vintage 1950s handmade copper enamel and leather over wood knick-knack/jewelry box by American artist/enamelist Edward Winter (1908-1976). A lovely mid century modernist original enamel artwork inset into the top of a box! Everyday art that is useful! The enamel plaque measures 6-3/4" by 3-3/4" by 2-1/8" tall at edge. Signed in the enamel plaque at top as shown. The sides and top of the box are clad in black leather over wood. There is considerable wear and scuffing to th...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1960 item #1451148 (stock #000105)
California Dreaming
$221.25
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is a RARE vintage 1950s handmade copper enamel and painted wood knick-knack/jewelry box by American artist/enamelist Gerte Hacker (1911-2000) of Cleveland Ohio. A lovely and delicate modernist abstracted floral design! Enamel on copper plaque inset at top into the painted wood box with gorgeous veneer wood interior. I've seen many plates and trays etc by this artist, but this is the only box by her I've seen in my over 40 years of buying/selling/collecting enamel artworks! Measures...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1451998 (stock #000085)
California Dreaming
$183.75
Listed Price $245.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1950s 60s handmade sterling silver and cloisonne enamel modernist Fish design brooch pin from Siam, and in the original box. Really stunning handmade modernist enamel brooch, and so unusual for Siamese jewelry from the era as most of it was the rather drab monochromatic ethnic figure jewelry that you see everywhere in mass quantities. This is a much livelier and much much rarer design from Siam (now Thailand)! Measures 2" by 1-1/2", and weighs 11.3 grams total. Mar...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1450976 (stock #000085)
California Dreaming
$183.75
Listed Price $245.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1950s 60s handmade sterling silver and cloisonne enamel modernist Fish design brooch pin from Siam, and amazingly in the original box. Really stunning handmade modernist enamel brooch, and so unusual for Siamese jewelry from that period, as most of was the rather drab monochromatic ethnic figure jewelry that you see everywhere in mass quantities. This is a much livelier and much much rarer design from Siam (now Thailand)! Measures 2" by 1-1/2", and weighs 11.3 gram...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1960 item #1455221 (stock #000299)
California Dreaming
$521.25
Listed Price $695.00
For sale here is a very rare vintage 1950s one of a kind handmade pewter and enamel over silver and gold modernist box by American artist/enamelist Hilda Kraus. A two piece box with the top fitting closely over the bottom section. The top section features the enamel over gold and silver artwork at top, and the bottom section is signed inside as shown. No doubt one of a kind as were all of her boxes, and a very beautiful design of an imaginary creature perhaps a fabulous 'flame sheep'? Hilda Krau...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Copper : Pre 1960 item #1450981 (stock #000086)
California Dreaming
$221.25
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is a RARE vintage 1950s handmade copper enamel modernist necklace by Francisco Rebajes (1907-1990) of NYC. An entirely handmade design with alternating copper dimensional links with flat enamel links in red with speckles of black and white! Rebajes was one of the earliest studio jewelers in the US, starting back in the 1930s. He quickly went from selling his idiosyncratic jewelry creations on the streets of NYC to a posh and stylish showroom on 5th Avenue! (See my last two photos f...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1970 item #1452607 (stock #000162)
California Dreaming
$371.25
Listed Price $495.00
For sale here is a signed vintage 1950s 60s handmade copper enamel artwork titled "To Pepé, the best poodle we know!" by American artist/enamelist Kathryn Russell. An expressionistic portrait of a beloved pet, and a true work of art in enamel! The artwork measures 10" by 9" by 1-1/2" deep at the outer edges of the frame. Original gilt wood frame and fabric matting as shown. Marked "KR" for the artist in the bottom right corner at front. Also marked in pen at back by the artist as shown. There i...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1960 item #1451063 (stock #000098)
California Dreaming
$746.25
Listed Price $995.00
For sale here is a SUPERB and very rare pair of vintage 1950s handmade copper enamel abstract figure wall-mounted artworks by American artist Richard Loving. An outstanding pair of top notch mid century enamel artworks! Here's a short bio of the artist from the Enamel Arts Foundation website... Born in Vienna in 1924 of American parents who were working in Europe, Richard Loving moved to New York with his family in 1929. He subsequently attended the prestigious high school at the Society for ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1450484 (stock #000039)
California Dreaming
$168.75
Listed Price $225.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1950s sterling silver and enamel modernist Leaf design brooch pin with matching clip earrings designed by Eigil Jensen for the firm of Anton Michelsen of Denmark. Divine Danish modern in jewelry form! The pin measures 2-1/8" by 1", the earrings measure 1" by 1/2", and the set weighs 14.6 grams total. Fully marked at back as shown. There is one very minor fleabite loss to the enamel at one tip of the brooch as shown which looks much bigger in my close-up photos but ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Silver : Pre 1960 item #1451689 (stock #000138)
California Dreaming
$146.25
Listed Price $195.00
For sale here is a UNIQUE pair of vintage 1950s handmade sterling silver and black enamel heraldic Three Lions design cufflinks. Most likely a one of a kind custom-made pair of cufflinks! Measure 3/4" diameter, and the pair weigh 15.5 grams total. Unmarked, but tested and guaranteed as described. 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 se...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1950 item #1451636 (stock #000131)
California Dreaming
$183.75
Listed Price $245.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1930s 40s Chinese export gilt silver filigree enamel carnelian and jade Fan shaped brooch pin decorated with applied butterflies. Very pretty and elaborately hand decorated brooch! Measures 2-3/4" wide by 2-3/4" long, and weighs 17.1 grams total. I've had this same pin before and it usually has a small plaque at back marked "silver" for the standard 900 silver used in China at the time, but this one is unmarked. Looks like there may be a spot at back where the mark...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1450810 (stock #000070)
California Dreaming
$93.75
Listed Price $125.00
For sale here is a BIG pair of vintage 1950s hand crafted sterling silver and black enamel geometric modernist design cufflinks by Anson USA. Measure 1-1/4" by 3/8" at fronts, and the pair weigh 10.7 grams total. Marked "Anson" and "Sterling". Excellent vintage condition with just fine light wear really nearly like new as shown - please view the photos, read the description, and ask all questions prior to purchase. I am open to reasonable offers from serious buyers.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1970 item #1452914 (stock #000182)
California Dreaming
$146.25
Listed Price $195.00
For sale here is a lovely vintage 1950s 60s original signed Chinese watercolor painting on silk of a young woman with fan in a garden. The silk painting has been laid down on paper with silk borders as shown. Measures 18-1/2" by 16" at outer edges, and the image area measures 14-1/4" by 11-3/4". Marked at upper right as shown in Chinese characters with red stamp beneath. This painting has never been framed. It was purchased as dead stock from a Chinese curio shop that went out of business, and s...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1449927 (stock #000011)
California Dreaming
$146.25
Listed Price $195.00
For sale here is a HUGE pair of vintage 1980s handcrafted silverplate and cloisonne enamel Memphis Milano "Essex" design pierced earrings designed by Martine Bedin (b. 1955, France) for Acme of Los Angeles for the line of jewelry known as "Memphis Designers for Acme". A very large pair of geometric modernist trompe l'oeil earrings guaranteed to make a statement! Each measures 1-3/4" by 1-3/16" wide. Marked at backs as shown, "Bedin for Acme Los Angeles". Come on the original sales card, and in t...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1453543 (stock #000206)
California Dreaming
$71.25
Listed Price $95.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1950s 60s handmade pewter and enamel modernist cross pendant. A striking handmade design! Would look amazing on a neckring, a chain, or for the informal look if strung on a black cord! Measures 2-1/4" by 1-5/8" wide. Unmarked, and I'm guessing it's of Scandinavian origin. 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 f...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 1990 item #1449928 (stock #000012)
California Dreaming
$146.25
Listed Price $195.00
For sale here is a HUGE pair of vintage 1980s handcrafted silverplate and cloisonne enamel Memphis Milano "Exeter" design pierced earrings designed by Martine Bedin (b.1957, France) for Acme of Los Angeles for the line of jewelry known as "Memphis Designers for Acme". A very large pair of geometric modernist trompe l'oeil earrings guaranteed to make a statement! Each measures 1-3/4" by 1-5/16" wide. Marked at backs as shown, "Bedin for Acme Los Angeles". Come on the original sales card, and in t...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1450152 (stock #000023)
California Dreaming
$296.25
Listed Price $395.00
For sale here is a RARE and incredible pair vintage 1950s sterling silver and hand-carved amethyst 'face' earrings by Felipe Martinez of Piedra Y Plata in Taxco Mexico. Exceptional carving of the amethyst 'face' combined with sleek modernist silver-work make this a very desirable pair! ( I also have the matching bracelet for sale here in my store.) The carved amethyst in each earring measure about 7/8" by 5/8" by 1/2" at thickest, and I'm estimating each are about 25-30 carats total weight of ve...