20th Century Jewelry by Carol Lane Antiques
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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #66034 (stock #mx0074)
The "WAVY BOW" pin is one of the rarest and LARGEST sterling pins by the famous designer William Spratling, Mexico, c.1940. This glorious HANDMADE` piece of art measures 6 1/2" by 2 7/8" and is signed "SPRATLING SILVER(in oval) WS(in circle-around which says) SPRATLING MADE IN MEXICO". The design is a stylized generous dotted bow looping around with 7 buttercup flowers peeking through the bow. Photographed on page 122 in "WILLIAM SPRATLING AND THE MEXICAN SILVER RENAISSANCE". Pin is shown being ...
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. Excellent condition with great old patina........To see matching necklace, see ITEM #170452.....$12 for insured ship...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #296567 (stock #mx0239)
Large scale sterling bracelet similar to Los Castillo design by Elna, Mexico, c.1947. This 10-links bracelet measures 2 1/8" wide and from 6 3/4" to 7 1/4" long. Wonderful geometric Mayan design. Signed "ELNA STERLING MEXICO 925 IMPSAY" and in excellent condition....$9 for insured USA shipping.
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 #276681 (stock #mx0228)
Sterling and onyx Mayan face pin by Fred Davis, Mexico, c.1947. Davis managed Sanborn's for 20 years during this period. See pg. 23 of The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks. Since this is a classic Fred Davis design, this is his work. It is signed "22(Sanborn's bellmark number) MEXICO STERLING" and is in excellent condition. It measures 1 9/16" wide by 1 1/8" high. Beautiful classic Davis pin......$11 for USA insured shipping plus NYS residents pay sales tax.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1950 item #273194 (stock #gn0118)
Beautiful and good sized mother-of-pearl creamer by Los Castillo, Mexico ,c.1945. Classic and graceful design, with MOP covering the outside and a silver plate handle and inside. It measures 4 1/2" high by 4 1/2" wide and is signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO". Excellent condition except for some tarnish......$10 for insured USA shipping plus applicable NYS sales tax.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #191910 (stock #mx0201)
Classic large sterling screw back earrings by William Spratling, Mexico, c.1945. They each measure 15/16" square by 1/4" thick. In excellent condition, they are signed "SPRATLING SILVER(in oval) WS SPRATLING MADE IN MEXICO".....$10 for insured USA shipping & applicable NY tax.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1950 item #84206 (stock #fl0007)
Classic cheese knife made of sterling and rosewood by Hector Aguilar, Mexico, c.1948. This heavy gauge silver piece shows a lush Mexican design with a curved sterling blade and measures 6 1/4" long. It is signed "HA(flared) STERLING TAXCO MEXICO 9(bellmark)TALLER BORDA" and is in good condition. There is an 3/4" slight age crack in the wood on one side and there is a bit of metal roughness at the outer edge on both sides that could be original. A very beautiful and exquisite piece by a great mas...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1960 item #272974 (stock #gn0113)
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Famous, large and very heavy brass and tile hand wrought footed box showing HENS by Salvador Teran, Mexico, c.1952. Design shows 5 hens heads on top set in black tiles all around the box. The hinged inside is brass as is the bottom. The inside has a black patina which shows it has interacted with another material(see photo) but doesn't affect the integrity of the piece and could be removed. Box measures 8 1/4" long by 6" wide by 2" high. It is signed "HANDWROUGHT MEXICO SALVADOR 415"......$25 fo...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #129697 (stock #mx0149)
Fabulous wide sterling collar necklace with intricate design by Far Fan, Mexico, c.1947. The intricate hand cut design is brilliantly engineered so that one piece fits perfectly into the other. Quite wide, it measures 1 3/8" and is approx. 16" around the neck. It is signed "FAR FAN HECHO EN MEXICO DF 925 bellmark#13". Excellent condition and so very beautiful. One of the best Mexican designs by a very interesting early maker. Bracelet has been sold.....$18 USA insured shipping plus applicable NY...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #32834 (stock #mx0014)
Modernist organic design silver earrings by Antonio Pineda, the great Mexican designer, c.1950's. They are signed "ANTONIO TAXCO(in crown) 970" and other marks and are in excellent condition. They measure 1 1/4" long and have screwbacks. Great flowing design....Insured shipping is $8 in USA.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #264494 (stock #mx0219)
Early pair of sterling and amethyst cuff bracelets by Victoria, Mexico, c.1940. They are each signed "VICTORIA TAXCO MADE IN MEXICO SILVER 103" and are in excellent condition. The front measures 1 3/8" at the opening and the inside circumference is 6 3/4" including the opening. Cuffs are flexible so easily go on and off. Will fit a medium to larger wrist. Hard to find pairs of Mexican cuff bracelets.....$13 for insured USA shipping plus applicable NY sales tax.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1950 item #273200 (stock #gn0121)
Hand hammered, hand made sterling and ebony very large leaf tray by Los Castillo, Mexico, c.1950. Designed like a long leaf with an ebony handle, it measures 23" LONG by 4 3/4" wide. It is signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO HANDWROUGHT STERLING MEXICO bellmark 15 120". Very beautiful and in excellent condition.......$25 for insured USA shipping plus NYS residents pay sales tax.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #67659 (stock #mx0078)
Rare, large sterling swordfish by the famous modernist Mexican silversmith, Salvador Teran, c. 1952. It is signed "SALVADOR STERLING MEXICO #106" and is in excellent condition. Quite large, this handhammered piece is almost 4" long by 2 1/4" wide. Wonderful and very rare.....$13 for insured USA shipping plus applicable NY sales tax.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #59789 (stock #mx0071)
Letter opener hand made of sterling, brass, and copper by Los Castillo, Mexico, c.1940. Well executed married metals design on front and back comprise the top of the piece. It is signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO STERLING MEXICO #58" and was made before the bellmark system was instituted by the Mexican gov't. in 1947. Made of heavy gauge silver, it measures 6 1/2" long and is in good condition except for the tip which has wear from use. Nice early Los Castillo desk piece.....$8 for insured USA shipping...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1960 item #272951 (stock #gn0109)
Mixed metals(copper, silver, brass) tray showing hunter w/bow aiming at a tiger, Los Castillo, Mexico, c.1955. Has a wonderful modernist feel, this exciting design copper tray measures 14" by 6 1/4" and is signed "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO HECHO EN MEXICO HANDWROUGHT METALLES CASTILLO 214". Gorgeous and in excellent condition......$13 for insured USA shipping plus applicable NYS sales tax.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1950 item #83865 (stock #fl0004)
Sterling and rosewood handmade very large salad set by William Spratling, Mexico, c.1947. This glorious design has a curled silver design from the rosewood to the salad spoon and fork which is repeated at the silver ends. Each piece is signed "WS(in script)925 (around which says)WILLIAM SPRATLING TAXCO MEXICO bellmark 30" and they are in excellent condition. Each piece is 12 3/4" long. One of the most beautiful salad set designs by Spratling using mixed materials. Masterpiece.....$28 for insured...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #141582 (stock #mx0158)
Early sterling bolo with Mayan design on a brown leather braided thong with the fabulous cactus-design ends, Mexico, c.1942. Hand made of heavy gauge silver, the bolo(1 1/8" long by 1 1/4" wide) shows a framed Mayan figure with a recessed oxydized background highlighting the figure. The two ends are silver cactii(each 1 3/8" long). They are just incredible! Signed "SCH STERLING TAXCO HECHO EN MEXICO (bellmark)3" and is in excellent condition but bolo needs a good cleaning.....$10 USA for insure...