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All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1960 item #1451148 (stock #000105)
California Dreaming
$265.50
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 : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Enamelware : Pre 1960 item #1451066 (stock #000099)
California Dreaming
$265.50
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 : Estate Jewelry : Copper : Pre 1960 item #1450981 (stock #000086)
California Dreaming
$265.50
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 : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1453551 (stock #000210)
California Dreaming
$112.50
Listed Price $125.00
For sale here is a RARE vintage 1950s Renoir California handmade copper modernist design link bracelet. A rare and early geometric modernist design in solid copper with a silver-plating on the inside which I have only seen once before in my over 40+ years of collection/buying/selling Renoir copper jewelry. Measures 1-1/8" wide by 7" wearable, and weighs a hefty 44.2 grams total. Marked "Renoir" as shown. Excellent vintage condition with some wear and tarnish to the copper, and wear to the silver...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1453549 (stock #000208)
California Dreaming
$265.50
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is a HUGE rare and early vintage 1950s Renoir California handmade copper Art Deco to modernist design cuff bracelet. A great design on the cusp of Art Deco becoming modernist design, and really makes a statement on the wrist! Measures 1-5/8" wide and fits up to 6-3/4" wrist presently but easily adjusted up or down a couple sizes if needed. Weighs a super hefty 73.5 grams total. This bracelet was made during the Korean War (1950-53) when copper was rationed, and thus it's a sandwich...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1960 item #1455221 (stock #000299)
California Dreaming
$625.50
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 : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1960 item #1451063 (stock #000098)
California Dreaming
$895.50
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 : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1451998 (stock #000085)
California Dreaming
$220.50
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
$220.50
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 1970 item #1451445 (stock #000118)
California Dreaming
$895.50
Listed Price $995.00
For sale here is a RARE vintage 1960s handmade copper enamel abstract Mexican modernist tray wall art by the famed artist/enamelist/jewelry designer, Miguel Pineda. This is an exceptional example of his fine early work in the modernist vein! Colored in three shades of orange, red, black, and a luminous violet! The two geometric shapes in the foreground are composed of multicolored dots of applied glass pieces in circular shapes on the circular area, and various rectangular shapes in the rectangu...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1970 item #1451447 (stock #000119)
California Dreaming
$895.50
Listed Price $995.00
For sale here is a RARE vintage 1960s handmade copper enamel abstract Mexican modernist tray wall art by the famed artist/enamelist/jewelry designer, Miguel Pineda. This is an exceptional example of his fine early work in the modernist vein! Vibrantly colored in orange, red, brown and beige in a bold geometric design! In one of the larger sizes for this design, and in really great shape! Here is a short biography of the artist that I compiled from online sources: ---------------------------...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1970 item #1452604 (stock #000161)
California Dreaming
$895.50
Listed Price $995.00
For sale here is a RARE and quite large vintage 1960s handmade copper enamel abstract Mexican modernist Sol Azul (Blue Sun) tray wall art by the famed artist/enamelist/jewelry designer, Miguel Pineda. This is an exceptional example of his fine early work in the modernist vein! Vibrantly colored in blues and green in a bold geometric solar design! In one of the larger sizes for this design, and in really great shape! Here is a short biography of the artist that I compiled from online sources: ---...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1453552 (stock #000211)
California Dreaming
$112.50
Listed Price $125.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1950s Renoir California handmade copper Art Deco to modernist design cuff bracelet. A great design on the cusp of Art Deco and modernist design! The bracelet measures 1" wide and fits up to 6-1/2" wrist presently but can be sized up or down a bit if needed. Total weight is 42 grams. Marked "Renoir" with the copyright symbol as shown which places this bracelet square in the middle of the 1950s. Excellent vintage condition with just fine light wear and tarnish as sh...
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 : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1453543 (stock #000206)
California Dreaming
$85.50
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 : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1960 item #1449975 (stock #000017)
California Dreaming
$445.50
Listed Price $495.00
For sale here is a RARE pair of vintage 1950s handmade exotic wood and brushed steel modernist salt and pepper that also are miniature sculpture by Bay area artist and silversmith Milton Cavagnaro. Extremely rare and difficult to find (I've only seen 4 pairs in the last 10 years!), these are little modernist masterpieces by the famed California artist/sculptor! He designed and made these in the early 1950s entirely by hand in his workshop, and they were sold in galleries as sculpture for daily u...
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 : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1450853 (stock #000073)
California Dreaming
$355.50
Listed Price $395.00
For sale here is a HUGE and RARE vintage 1950s 60s handmade sterling silver brutalist modernist Cross pendant on chain necklace by California modernist Arnold Frew. His jewelry is extremely rare, and this is a large and impressive example! Likely to be a custom-made one of a kind item! Measures 3-1/2" by 2-1/2" wide on an 18-1/2" sterling chain. Marked as shown, "Frew" on the cross and "Sterling" on the chain, and both sections tested and guaranteed solid sterling silver. Excellent vintage condi...