Ca 1960 A textured gold leaf set that includes necklace, earrings (screwbacks), bracelet and brooch. The chain is gold filled but is not original to the piece (signed by DeCurtis). Loran Sim was a Providence jewelry manufacturer active during the 50's & 60's.All items are marked Loran Sim 1/20 12k gf.
A chromo-lithograph by G. Dianz (?) and copyrighted by F. DeMauro 23 Duane St. New York.The picture is slightly curled on the lower edge but covered by the frame. Framed under glass, the frame measures 18" x 21-1/2".
Ca 1940 A vibrant watercolor framed under glass and signed Munir. The frame measures 12" x 16"; the picture, approximately 6-3/4" x 11". Not examined out of frame.
A graduated florentine gold plate collar with matching clip on earrings. The collar measures approximately 17" and at its widest point (center)measures 1-5/8"(width). Unsigned.
An unmarked but tested 10kt gold enhancer with a lovely emerald cut blue topaz stone. The setting measures 3/8" x 3/8"; including the latch 1". The latch has an inner diameter ( opening of 3/16") so it's not for larger beads.
A bezel set sterling pendant with smooth jasper stone signed by Navajo artisan, Midge Graham (LA with five pointed star). The pendant measures 2-7/8" x 1-1/8" excluding bale. 15.3gr.
Ca 1960 A vintage leather purse with an ornate gilt design on both sides purchased in Florence. The gilt is in excellent condition; the leather interior is somewhat discolored. The other side is nicely embossed. 9-3/4" x 6-1/4'
Here is another Florentine purse that measures 8-3/4" (l) x 7" (w) closed. The purse is embossed on both sides. The leather handles show modest wear.
A solid, unmarked gold cross with synthetic spinel. It measures 1" x 1" excluding bale. Weight 3.1 grams. Tests as 10k.
Featured on page 111 of Costume Jewelers The Golden Age of Design by Joanne D. Ball. Sensational (3) piece set with three- strand necklace and bracelet with spiky brushed gold beads accented by faceted spacers. Strung on string. Marked (crown) Trifari on clasps. The necklace is 18" with an additional 3" extender, the bracelet, 7-1/2". The earrings are for pierced ears and hang 1". The earrings are unmarked.
Ca 1930 A beautiful little vase with deep emerald green ground. The cobalt panels are highlighted by pink, blue and purple flowers. A scalloped design near the bottom is edged in gilt. Modest wear with some paint loss, and a few small nicks and pits (please refer to photos) ... Full brass base and rim. No marks.The colors are brighter due to the flash. 2-1/4" x 4"
An older double knotted strand of malachite beads. The goldwash filigree clasp is marked China. The necklace measures 25-1/2", the beads are 1/4" in width (6.35mm) and the piece weighs 72 grams.
A gilt sterling barpin. No marcasites are missing. Marked Made in Germany TF Sterling. 2-1/2"
Unusual pair of colorful Copeland vases. Some signs of wear, i.e., a small chip on the base of one and light scuff marks. 7" x 3 1/2"
The bag shows some wear...There is a slight crease/ bulge on the bottom near one foot, wear on the handle and faint white spotting on the bottom that runs up a quarter of the way.. Sold as is. 8" x 11-1/2"
A mixed media collage by Riva Leviten. It features painted paper, part of a headline "Beautiful heav..." etc. Signed 88 Leviten in the lower right corner. The pink plastic frame measures 9.5" x 11" , the picture 5" x 6.5". Her other work, "Cake Dreams", is also on this site.
Oversized coffee table book. Sumptuous pieces... lavish colored photos....In excellent condition.
A small Mid Century unpolished sterling box with wooden insert. Marked 950 Sterling, it measures 3-1/2"(w) x 1-1/4"(h). There is a nick on the top and it doesn't close tightly, otherwise in fine condition.