20th Century Jewelry by Carol Lane Antiques
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 : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #44664 (stock #md0112)
Modernist handmade sterling ring by the famous NYC silversmith, Sam Kramer(1913-1964), c.1948. It has an alternating circle design and can be worn as a wedding band or not. The ring is signed "STERLING mushroom mark" and is size 5 3/4. Great piece in excellent condition....$11 USA insured shipping plus applicable NY sales tax.
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 : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #375252 (stock #md0386)
Early hand made eye/eyelash sterling and matrix turquoise earrings by famous modernist Sam Kramer, NYC, c.1955. Each matrix turquoise comes from a different mine - one is greenish turquoise with black material (right) and the other is blue turquoise with brown(left) material. Obviously hand made, with each earring charmingly differently shaped than the other. They each measure approx. 1 1/8" long by 3/4"-1" wide. Each is signed STERLING mushroom mark(for Kramer) and are in excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #68864 (stock #md0177)
Modernist handmade necklace signed "SAM W. GRAVES STERLING", c.1950's. It combines an art deco and Native American feel in an interesting geometric chevron design. Not certain, but I believe that Sam Graves was a contemporary of Frank Patania and H. Fred Skaggs, working in the southwest. This hollow silver necklace shows a high degree of craftsmanship. There are 3 sections connected by a paper clip chain. The middle section measures 2 1/4" by 1". Each side section measures 1 7/8" by 3/4"...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1920 item #59679 (stock #sc0042)
Arts & crafts period handmade and very large Scandinavian 830 silver with 4 luminous labradorites stones pendant, c.1905. It is signed "830 S (floral or bug mark) #493", and each of the first 3 marks are in lozenges. Made of heavy gauge lightly gold-washed silver and large scale, it measures 3 5/8" long by 2 1/4" wide. The dimensional silver design is rich with fine detail. Really gorgeous and lush. Incredible design.....$11 for insured USA shipping plus applicable NY sales tax.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #67524 (stock #vc0022)
Lovely orange banded agate dimensional circle brooch with silver construction on back. The pin measures 1 3/8" in diameter and is asymmetrical in design. The back has some tiny chips in the white part of the stone that cannot be seen in the front whatsoever. Really lovely early piece.....$7 for insured USA shipping plus applicable NY sales tax.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #156972 (stock #mx0175)
Silver dragon head pin copying that of William Spratling by Serafin Moctezuma, Mexico, c.1950's. Much to the annoyance of Spratling, Moctezuma copied his designs, including the mark "SM", which when turned upside down, looks like a stylized WS, similar to that of Spratling. This great little Mayan dragon head, stands on its own and is quite charming. The pin measures 1 3/8" long by 1" wide. It is signed "980 SM TAXCO" and is in excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #124783 (stock #hl0019)
Set of 12 period art deco classic design initialed sterling place card holders, c.1920's. Each piece has the art deco lettering initials "FVG" set in in a recessed oxydized background and are marked "STERLING". They measure 1 5/16" wide by 13/16" high by 3/4" deep(going toward the back). Each securely holds the place card with piece at back(see photo). Excellent condition. High deco design - wonderful set - even with initials, which strongly enhances the period style...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1900 item #160076 (stock #vc0041)
Rare offering:Coveted aesthetic movement flora and fauna theme showing sterling dimensional beetle on a leaf pin, by George Shiebler, New York, 1880. This beautiful piece has a slight gold wash on the leaf highlighting the silver beetle and measures 2 1/4" wide by 2 1/8" wide. It is signed "Shiebler mark STERLING 1416" with original Shiebler locking device. Excellent condition except for tiny 1/8" antenna missing, which can be replaced.....$16 for USA insured shipping & applicable NY tax.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Art Nouveau : Pre 1900 item #368221 (stock #vc00550)
Figural sterling letter opener, by George Shiebler, Brooklyn,NY, c.1895. Has a Victorian/art nouveau figure of a winged draped nude female figure at the top of the curved dagger with "ER" script initials. Signed "STERLING S/wings(for Shiebler) 4292" and measures 4" long. Figure has been worn down with age and facial features are not clear but still quite lovely.....$10 for insured USA shipping. NYS residents pay sales tax.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #42305 (stock #md0097)
Figural sterling necklace depicting New Hampshire's "OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN" by Shreve, Crump & Low, a Boston silversmith firm in business since 1869. "The company does no manufacturing, but, has always sold designs made by the finest American craftsmen; some of the designs being created exclusively for them", "American Jewelry Manufacturers" by Dorothy Rainwater. The design is a very beautiful heavy gauge textured silver profile...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #541054 (stock #mx0273)
Unique and rare handmade sterling studio piece of "drinking man" pendant by SIGI, Mexico. Design shows a naked man drinking from a bottle with wonderful detail and measures 2" long by 1" wide . Very dimensional and made of solid heavy gauge silver. Has large handmade loop for chain. It is signed "SIGI 925 MEX" and the SIGI mark is hand scribed in script. Excellent condition and could be worn by man or woman.......$10 for insured US shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #783504 (stock #MX0316)
Torque necklace of sterling and onyx by Sigi Pineda, Mexico, c.1955. Marked "SIGI TASCO HECHO EN MEXICO STERLING (eagle mark) 36 (number is hard to see as it's deeply imbedded, so possibly) 310". Of good size it measures 16" around closed and the silver-backed onyx opens with a peg hinge. Elegant design in excellent condition.....$15 for insured shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #543096 (stock #mx0275)
Strong design and heavy gauge sterling cufflinks by SIGI, Mexico, c.1955. Cufflinks measure 1 1/16" long by 3/4" wide and are signed "SIGI TASCO HECHO EN MEXICO STERLING (bellmark) 36 (#)23". Excellent condition.....$9 for insured US shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #894647 (stock #MX0330)
Sterling hinged cuff by Sigi Pineda, Mexico. Measures 2" tall at front and 6" as shown. Will fit a larger wrist as well as cuff opens. Excellent condition.....$13 for insured US shipping.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #541502 (stock #mx0274)
Modernist 4-piece sterling set including necklace, bracelet, earrings, and pin by Sigi, Mexico, c.1950's. The design is made of concave twisted bows of oxydized silver surrounded by a border of shiny silver. The NECKLACE measures 17" around(closed) and each of the 9 links measures 1 3/4" by 1/2" wide. The BRACELET measures 8 1/2" around(closed) and each of the 7 links measures 1" by 1/2" and has a safety chain. The PIN measures 1 5/8" long by 1" wide...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #563639 (stock #ac0098)
Hand made silver and abalone pendant necklace, c.1920. Pendant measures 1 7/8" long by 3/4" wide and is backed in silver. Hand made silver chain has two decorative pieces. Chain measures 18" but needs an opening and has two original extenders. Unsigned. Excellent condition.....$9 for insured US shipping.