20th Century Jewelry by Carol Lane Antiques
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1930 item #635906 (stock #MX 0285)
EXTREMELY RARE: Large and very substantial(weighs 20 troy oz.) sterling OPEN serving bowl hand made by William Spratling, Mexico, c.1931. Beautifully hand hammered, this piece measures 11" by 7" by 2 1/2" high. It has a rounded bottom and sides with beautiful handles. The sides are rounded inward and will not accept a top. It is complete and was made to be an open bowl and not a casserole dish. Marked "WS 925 MEXICO" and is in excellent condition.......$30 for insured US shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #374119 (stock #md0385)
Classic early Ed Wiener 14k hand made modernist set including necklace, cuff, and ring, NYC, c.1954. Architectural and minimalist construction, the design exemplifies the modernist era by one of it's great artists. The CUFF is made of heavy gauge gold(weighs 32 grams)and is signed "EW 14K". The inside circumference measures 5" plus a 1 12/"opening(total 6 1/2") and has an 8mm cultured pearl...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #634581 (stock #MX0282)
Glorious PARROT pin by William Spratling, Mexico, c.1940. measures 4 1/2" by 1 3/8" with Mexican amethyst. Signed with period marks. Excellent condition........$25 for insured US shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #160671 (stock #md0312)
RARE OFFERING:Copper and brass "CROWN OF THORNS" necklace by Art Smith, NYC modernist, c.1960. Necklace shows a contrast of metals and sizes. The base is a copper neck ring from which brass sticks and balls jut out at various lengths. The copper neck ring is made of 6 hinged moveable sections. Although unsigned, this necklace has been verified as made by Art Smith. A more complicated version appears in Messengers of Modernism on page 94 and on the cover...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #302204 (stock #mx0245)
Obsidian and 970 silver modernist necklace by Antonio Pineda, Mexico, c.1950's. Made of heavy gauge silver, this famous necklace is in excellent condition. There are 7 tear-drop obsidian stones set in silver. The circumference measures approximately 16" and is signed "ANTONIO TAXCO(in crown) Y569Y 970 HECHO EN MEXICO 17(bellmark). Excellent condition.......$25 for insured USA shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1900 item #890194 (stock #AC0103)
RARE LARGE period arts & crafts brooch of silver with six cabochon garnets set around an enamel portrait of a nude woman figure holding a bird. It measures 5" long by 2 7/8" wide with raised enamel portrait. Excellent condition....$25 for insured US shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #69817 (stock #md0181)
Very interesting and gutsy sterling handmade pin by the famous modernist, Sam Kramer(1913-1964), c.1950. Unique and dimensional, it has an applied silver design atop a round disk. Signed "STERLING mushroom mark", it is in excellent condition. Of generous size and very heavy gauge silver, it measures 2" in diameter and 1/2" high. Never seen the above or the other pieces from this collection(see item # 69130). Very strong design!....$27 for insured USA shipping plus applicable NY sales tax.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1910 item #891872 (stock #AC0104)
RARE LARGE silver and turquoise necklace by MURRLE, BENNETT & CO., England, c.1901. The pendant measures 2 3/8" long by 1 1/4" wide. The entire necklace is 11" long. Signed "MBCO(stylized) 950", it is in excellent condition.......$25 for insured US shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1950 item #127349 (stock #dc0060)
Wonderful period retro 2-color 14k (rose & yellow)gold, diamonds and rubies watch with a wonderful bracelet, c.1940. The "CHASE" watch seems to be running perfectly, but I cannot guarantee it since I am not an expert on time pieces.. The watch face has six 3-point diamonds and six 5-point rubies on either end of the watch. And further down into the bracelet there are 4 diamonds and 5 rubies on both sides. See photos. Hence, there are 20 diamonds with approx...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #105369 (stock #md0257)
Large handmade modernist sterling and rose quartz pin by Sam Kramer, the famous NYC silversmith, c.1948. As usual, one can turn the pin in several directions trying to find the "correct" position - is it a fish wriggling through the water, or a profile with a pony tail, or should we not ask these questions? This large and dimensional piece, measures 3" long by 2 1/4" wide. It curves up and down and has a center oval rose quartz bezel set stone...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #404184 (stock #md0395)
Extremely rare and wonderful gold version of famous boomerang pin by Ed Wiener, NYC modernist, c.1955. Dimensional with high edges, it measures 1 7/8" long by 1 1/4" wide and has a raw orange citrine. The pin partially obscures the signature which shows "E-------ER" and this was not an unusual occurrence during this period of hand made jewelry. Excellent condition except that pin and lock are made of a white metal...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #41489 (stock #md0092)
Very rare brass and enamel pin signed "MACCHIARINI", c.1940's. Peter Macchiarini(deceased) was a very famous San Francisco modernist jewelry designer and his works are extremely desirable. The provenance of this piece has been identified by his son, Dan Macchiarini. He states that it was a private commission by someone wanting a clown face. This turned out to be a joint venture between Peter and his then student, Virginia De Haas, whom he later married...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1104842 (stock #md1111)
Early large Sam Kramer sterling screwback earrings with moonstones and opals. Dimensional and in two movable parts they each measure 2" long by almost 1" wide. Each is signed. Excellent condition......$35 for insured US shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #738946 (stock #VC0065)
Very decorative 14k Victorian hinged bracelet, c.1880. Unmarked but tests 14k and there is a 24 carat rose gold overlay. Beautiful applied Etruscan design sits atop the bracelet. Measures 3/4" wide and the inside circumference is 5 1/2" and weighs 40 grams. Has safety chain. Excellent condition......$45 for insured US shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #892185 (stock #MX0324)
RARE and BEST Salvador Teran necklace I've ever seen and possibly one of a kind. Made in Mexico, c.1952, it is a LARGE pendant of a woman praying wearing a shawl and skirt measuring 2 3/4" long by 1 1/4" wide. She has red arms and a black face, but not sure what those materials are. The linked neckring locks perfectly in place and measures approx. 15 1/4" around. It is signed "SALVADOR STERLING MEXICO 510 (bellmark)36". Can also be worn as a brooch. The modernist design is a true work of art...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #58095 (stock #mx0067)
Classic William Spratling famous "Petate" sterling pin, Mexico, c.1945. The mysterious "petate" is one of the most compelling designs ever conceived. It is signed "SPRATLING SILVER & WS (around which says)SPRATLING MADE IN MEXICO". Made of very heavy gauge silver, it measures just shy of 3" by 2 1/2". Excellent condition with a bit of silver solder on the back. A must for the Spratling collector and anyone who appreciates great design...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #636234 (stock #VC0064)
Georgian pendant of rose diamonds set in silver and backed in gold, c.1810. The diamonds are foil backed and reflect the light. There are three hanging natural pearls each with a rose diamond above. There are a total of 21 rose diamonds and the pendant measures 1 3/8" wide by 1 3/4" long. Pendant is original and in EXCELLENT condition. It hangs from a silver chain with 5 tiny knots in the chain.......$25 for insured US shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #260847 (stock #md0350)
RARE modernist sterling and rhodochrosite bracelet by Theodor Fahrner, Germany, c.1960's. This famed maker closed shop in the 1970's and produced a very small output of modernist designs. The substantial bracelet is made of heavy gauge silver(weighs 3 troy oz or 90 gms) and measures 7" long. Each of the 6 concave links measures 1 1/16" wide by 1" long and will fit a medium to larger wrist because of the curved links. The 6 matching stones are original and set off the textured silver. Bracelet is...