California Dreaming Art Jewelry Etc
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1970 item #1457699 (stock #000352)
California Dreaming
$445.50
Listed Price $495.00
For sale here is a fine vintage 1950s 60s signed original chinoiserie oil painting on canvas of a young Asian girl by artist Margaret Miller of the US. A charming smaller-sized but larger impact painting that lends loads of character to any environment! Measures 17" by 21" at outer edges of the original gilt wood frame, by 1-5/8" deep, and the frame adds 3/4" on all sides to the canvas. Signed at front bottom right of the painting "Margaret Miller" as shown. I've been unable to find any informat...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1970 item #1457696 (stock #000351)
California Dreaming
$625.50
Listed Price $695.00
For sale here is a fine original vintage 1950s signed color lithograph by French artist Annette Ollivary (b.1926) numbered 63/90 and signed in pencil at front as shown. Whimsical design of a child with dogs and birds etc. Here's a brief bio of the artist that I found online... ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~ "Annette Ollivary was born in Marseille on December 12, 1926. As a child she sp...
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pre 1930 item #1457695 (stock #000350)
California Dreaming
$445.50
Listed Price $495.00
For sale here is a wonderful original pencil and crayon drawing from 1928 by the German artist, A. Hubert. This drawing was acquired directly from the artist by Eric Locke, the gallery owner, in Germany, and was in his personal collection until his death in 1969, at which time it, along with many other artworks, was put in storage until now. Dr. Locke had worked in Hollywood for Ernst Lubitsch on the MGM movie "Old Heidelberg" in 1926, and had a career for many years in Hollywood, before retirin...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1456842 (stock #000349)
California Dreaming
$265.50
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is a SUPERB vintage 1960s 70s one of a kind entirely handmade sculptural sterling silver modernist bangle bracelet. This is a striking wide design that makes a statement on the wrist! Entirely handmade by an American artisan and no doubt a one of a kind! Measures 1-3/4" wide at top, with 2-1/2" inside diameter and weighs 10.1 grams total. Marked "Sterling" as shown in my last photo. Excellent vintage condition with just fine light wear and some tarnish - please view the photos, rea...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1950 item #1456700 (stock #000348)
California Dreaming
$202.50
Listed Price $225.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1930s signed Art Deco handcrafted sterling silver and marcasites floral flower design brooch pin. Elegant and understated! A quality piece that was made of solid sterling silver that was rhodium-plated to prevent tarnish, and then all hand bead-set marcasites in a lovely and large floral design! Measures 2-3/8" by 1-1/4" and weighs 9.6 grams total. Marked at back, "Sterling" and maker mark "KD". No doubt of American origin. Guaranteed to be authentic and original. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1970 item #1456699 (stock #000347)
California Dreaming
$265.50
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is a fine MODERNE vintage 1950s Art Deco Revival hand crafted sterling silver and marcasite geometric 'tank track' design necklace. An especially nice example in perfect condition! All hand-set stones in both round and square shapes. Measures 16" wearable length by 3/8" wide, and weighs 38.2 grams total. Marked "925" at back of the closure. Excellent vintage condition with just fine light wear and tarnish as shown - please view the photos, read the description, and ask all question...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1456665 (stock #000346)
California Dreaming
$445.50
Listed Price $495.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1950s handmade mixed metals sterling silver brass black onyx and green stone inlay modernist design brooch and earrings set designed by Stella Popowski in Mexico. Popowski was a European jewish emigre who fled Europe to Cuba in the late 1930s, and left Cuba for Mexico in the late 1940s. She lived and worked in Taxco in the 1950s to early 1960s and designed jewelry for Los Castillo, Antonio Pineda, and later for herself in her own studio. She was not a silversmith, ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1456663 (stock #000345)
California Dreaming
$355.50
Listed Price $395.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1950s handmade mixed metals sterling silver brass black onyx and azurmalachite inlay stylized Eye design brooch pin by Stella Popowski of Taxco, Mexico. Incredible entirely handmade striking design modernist brooch that's a real eye-catcher! Popowski was a jewish emigre (most likely from Poland) who fleed from the Nazis in Europe by moving to Cuba in the 1940s, and then to Mexico in the 1950s. She lived and worked in Taxco in the 1950s to early 1960s and designed j...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1980 item #1456381 (stock #000344)
California Dreaming
$895.50
Listed Price $995.00
For sale here is a RARE and superb vintage 1970s handmade enamel on bronze modernist bowl / artwork designed by Gio Ponti and executed by the four artists known as the Studio del Campo. Studio Del Campo in Turin, Italy (1957-1998), was a collaborative name shared by craftsmen-artists Virgilio Bari, Euclide Chiambretti, Lidia Lanfranconi, and Bianca Tuninetto. Characteristics of their enamel works were the extreme precision of the finishes and the use of silver leaf under glazes, as well as searc...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1456380 (stock #000343)
California Dreaming
$265.50
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1970s signed handmade sterling silver and rock crystal quartz modernist cocktail ring by Orneus Guldsmed of Stockholm, Sweden. An outstanding design with immaculate craftsmanship that will make a statement on the finger! Measures 3/4" diameter at top, rises 1/2" above the finger, size 7 US, and weighs 8.8 grams total. The stone is just under 3/4" diameter round faceted cut and weighs about 10-12 carats total. The ring is marked on the underside as shown with the ma...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1456379 (stock #000342)
California Dreaming
$445.50
Listed Price $495.00
For sale here is a BIG and quite impressive vintage 1970s handmade sterling silver and black onyx modernist cocktail ring by British silversmith/modernist Maxwell Collins of London. Many of his designs included large geometric-shaped stones (cubes, cones, spheres, disks, etc), and this is one example of that genre of jewelry design that Collins was so well-known for in the 1960s and 70s in Mod Swinging London! Measures 7/8" diameter at top and rises over 1/2" above the finger, size 8 to 8.5 US, ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1456378 (stock #000341)
California Dreaming
$355.50
Listed Price $395.00
For sale here is a RARE and unique vintage 1970s handmade sterling silver and tigereye quartz modernist cocktail ring by British silversmith/modernist Maxwell Collins of London. I've had quite a few of his rings over the years, but this is only the second time that I have seen this design which makes it rare. Also, many of his designs included large geometric-shaped stones (cubes, cones, spheres, etc), but this one is quite different being flattened and with two round cabochons of tigereye quart...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1970 item #1456340 (stock #000340)
California Dreaming
$175.50
Listed Price $195.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1950s 60s handmade textured finish sterling silver hinged bangle bracelet by the very well-known firm of B. A. Ballou of Providence Rhode Island. (I've included a screenshot of a short history of the firm that I found online.) Measures 1/2" wide with 7" interior circumference so will fit wrist up to about 6-3/4" comfortably or 7" snugly, and weighs 25.8 grams total. Marked as shown, "Sterling" and company maker mark. Excellent vintage condition with just fine light...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 2000 item #1456338 (stock #000339)
California Dreaming
$175.50
Listed Price $195.00
For sale here is a HUGE vintage 1980s 90s signed handmade sterling silver modernist Dancing Figures design brooch pin by Tucson, Arizona jewelry-maker Phyllis Woods. A very large statement brooch that reminds me of the graffiti artwork of Keith Haring somewhat, although it's more likely inspired by tribal art given the background of the artist! Measures 3" by 1-3/8", and weighs 7.8 grams total. Marked at back as shown, "Woods 925". Excellent vintage condition with just fine light wear and tarnis...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1456241 (stock #000338)
California Dreaming
$220.50
Listed Price $245.00
For sale here is a BIG vintage 1960s 70s handmade sterling silver and tigereye quartz modernist cocktail ring. A stunner that will draw attention when worn! Measures 3/4" wide at top, rises 5/8" above the finger, size 6 US, and weighs 13 grams total. Marked "Sterling" and maker mark "Cory". 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 ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Silver : Pre 1960 item #1456240 (stock #000337)
California Dreaming
$202.50
Listed Price $225.00
For sale here is a BIG pair of vintage 1950s handmade modernist 930 sterling silver cufflinks by Willy Krogmar of Denmark. Big and beautiful cufflinks entirely handmade! Measure 7/8" by 3/4", and the pair weigh 16.5 grams total. Marked as shown, "930 S Sterling WKr". I'm guessing that the slightly higher grade silver was for export to Germany or perhaps another country with the higher-than-sterling grade of silver. Excellent vintage condition with just fine light wear and tarnish as shown - plea...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Pre 2000 item #1456239 (stock #000336)
California Dreaming
$130.50
Listed Price $145.00
For sale here is a BIG set of vintage 1980s 90s handmade ceramic modernist artisan design brooch pin with matching clip-back earrings. Gorgeous and very colorful set entirely handmade art to wear! The ceramic is matte black with raised sections at front that are iridescent and change color with viewing angle. The brooch measures 2" by 1-1/2" and the earrings measure 1-1/4" by 1". Excellent vintage condition with just fine light wear as shown - please view the photos, read the description, and as...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Silver : Pre 1970 item #1456238 (stock #000335)
California Dreaming
$175.50
Listed Price $195.00
For sale here is a BIG pair of vintage 1960s handmade modernist design 813 silver and inlaid wood cufflinks by the firm of Kalevi Rantanen of Riihimaki, Finland in business from 1949. A big handsome pair of cufflinks that will look great for just about any occasion! Measure 7/8" by 1/2", and the pair weigh 11.4 grams total. Marked with makers mark, Finnish government silver mark, "813H" for 813 quality silver, city mark for Riihimaki, and dated 1964. Excellent vintage condition with just fine li...