20th Century Jewelry by Carol Lane Antiques
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #734185 (stock #MX0304)
Early LOS CASTILLO("#1" design) modernist mixed metal and obsidian bracelet, Mexico, c.1940. Beautifully constructed, there are two curved brass arms that connect to a circular piece of obsidian that turns freely. The brass arms are attached to the sterling locking ends. The obsidian stands 1 1/8" high and forms a very unusual and majestic modernist design. The bracelet measures 7 1/2" around. It is signed "LOS CASTILLO HECHO EN MEXICO 1 (eagle mark)15" and is in excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #155395 (stock #mx0166)
RARE OFFERING:Presented for sale is a historic place card holder for James Hagerty at a meeting between President Eisenhower and Lopez Mateos in the Hotel El Mirador on Feb.19,1959, hand made by Los Castillo, Mexico,1959. Hagerty was the Press Secretary for Pres. Eisenhower. The placard reads:"CENA PRESIDENTES LOPEZ MATEOS-EISENHOWER EN EL HOTEL EL MIRADOR ACAPULCO,GRO. 2-19-59 SR.JAMES C.HAGERTY". Signed, "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO" on the bottom, the piece is in excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #433832 (stock #mx0263)
Large sterling and copper martini stir/spoon by Los Castillo, Mexico, c.1948. Hand wrought and made of heavy gauge silver, it weighs 2 1/2 troy ounces and measures 15 INCHES LONG. Design has wrapped copper braid at top and large hand hammered spoon(measures 2 1/8" by 1 5/8"). Signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO HANDWROUGHT (bellmark)15" and is in excellent condition. Beautiful early Los Castillo...$15 for insured USA shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #638297 (stock #MX0287)
Beautiful pair of hand made sterling and ebony LEAF trays by Los Castillo, Mexico, c.1950. They match item #273200 which is a very large matching LEAF tray by Los Castillo. Hand hammered and beautifully sculpted, each measures 11" long by 3 1/2" wide. Each is signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO STERLING MEXICO HANDWROUGHT 118 (bellmark) 15". Excellent condition and of good weight....$25 for insured US shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #861655 (stock #MX0319)
Dramatic large hand made sterling Mayan face/headdress pin by LOS CASTILLO, Mexico, 1942. Measures 3 1/4" by 2 1/4" and signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO STERLING MADE IN MEXICO 530". This pin has a barette-type of closure. However, the points are very sharp so is not a barette but rather an alternate type of pin closure. This can be easily changed to a more typical kind of closure. Pin is in excellent condition and wonderful........$15 for insured US shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #736917 (stock #MX0306)
Sterling REPOUSSED PARROT PIN with great detail by Los Castillo, Mexico, c.1940. Measures 3 3/8" long by 1" wide and is in excellent condition. Signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO STERLING MEXICO 410". Beautiful piece.....$15 for insured US shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #170452 (stock #mx0181)
Beautiful repousee sterling necklace(matching bracelet is also being offered), by Los Castillo, Mexico, c.1947. Made of very heavy gauge silver, it weighs 3 1/2 troy oz(105 gms). Made of 20 links, each measuring 1" long by 3/4" wide, the total length is 15". There is an overlapping of links. Signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO STERLING MADE IN MEXICO bellmark#15 #637, it is in excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #272934 (stock #gn0108)
Rare and wonderful sterling silent butler by Los Castillo, Mexico, c.1947. Hand made and extremely heavy(WEIGHS 22 TROY OZ.), this decorative art piece measures 8 1/2" by 6 1/2" by 5" tall. Beautiful floral decorative top, wood handle, and opens and closes easily with hinge. In EXCELLENT condition. Museum quality......$35 for insured USA shipping plus applicable NYS sales tax.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #266904 (stock #mx0223)
Mexican/art deco REPOUSSE design sterling necklace and bracelet set by Los Castillo, Mexico, c.1940. Dimensional swirling design set backed in silver is made of heavy gauge silver. Each piece is signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO STERLING MEXICO 663". Each link measures 1 3/16" in diameter. The 14- link necklace is 16 3/4" long and the 6-link bracelet is 7 3/8" long. Excellent condition.....$22 for insured USA shipping plus applicable NYS sales tax.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #170267 (stock #mx0180)
Sterling repousee bracelet by Los Castillo, Mexico, c.1947. This is part of a two piece necklace/bracelet set, each offered separately. Hand made of very heavy gauge silver(50 gms), each of the curved 5-links measures 3/4" wide by 1 1/2". The entire bracelet is approx. 7 3/4" long and has a safety chain. It is signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO bellmark #15 MADE IN MEXICO STERLING #637...
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 1940 item #104675 (stock #md0254)
Modernist domed enamel bird by Madeline Turner, c.1940's, who studied the enamel process with Karl Drerup. This hand made piece is one of a series by Madeline Turner and can be made into a pin by adding a metal frame. The enamel colors are white, turquoise, dark blue, and green. Of good size, it measures 2 1/8" wide by 1 3/8" high. Unsigned and purchased from a close family friend. Condition is perfect. Turner also designed for Tiffany and Georg Jensen, USA...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #104680 (stock #md0256)
Modernist enamel boat by Madeline Turner, c.1940's, who studied enameling with Karl Drerup and designed jewelry for Tiffany and Georg Jensen, USA. Of good size, this gorgeous modernist domed enamel measures 2 1/8" high by 1 13/16" wide. The enamel colors are various shades of blue, yellow, green, red, tan, and white. Excellent condition. It can be mounted into a metal pin. Unsigned, this collection was purchased from a close family friend...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #104677 (stock #md0255)
Modernist enamel fish by Madeline Turner, c.1940's, who studied enameling with Karl Drerup. She also designed for Tiffany and Georg Jensen,USA. This great domed sail fish measures 3 1/16" by 1 1/8" and is in perfect condition. The rich colors are various shades of blue, yellow, green and white. Unsigned, this was purchased from a close family friend. Ms. Turner never mounted these pieces, but can easily be put into a metal frame and worn as a pin. Also see items #104675 & #104680 for other Turne...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #709850 (stock #md0452)
Modernist enamel by MADELINE TURNER, c. 1940. Handmade sail boat scene with red flag and measures 2" by 1 3/4". Unsigned, unmounted, and convex, it is in excellent condition. Part of collection purchased from family......$10 for insured shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #705941 (stock #md0449)
Enamel nature scene by Madeline Turner, c.1940's. Unsigned and not mounted but made by the artist and all pieces purchased from the estate by a close friend. Measures 2 1/8" by 1 3/4" and the top is convex. Excellent condition with no enamel chips.....$10 for insured shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #707268 (stock #MD0550)
Modernist enamel by Madeline Turner, c.1940's. Similar concept but quite different artistically then preceding Turner listing. Also unsigned, not mounted, convex, and measures 2" diameter. Excellent condition.....$10 for insured shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #708120 (stock #md0451)
Modernist round enamel nature scene of two SEAGULLS in rich green and blue background by Madeline Turner, c.1940's. Unsigned and not mounted. Measures 2" in diameter and in excellent condition.......$10 for insured shipping.