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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1420314 (stock #JJ3725)
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$3,200.00
An important, rare modernist brooch by the renowned African American jeweler, Art Smith. Has a copper ball caged in swirled brass coils. The ball moves for an interesting effect.

Measures 3 1/4" long and 2 3/8" at the widest. Marked with the 'Art Smith' script signature. Has a secure rollover clasp. In fine condition with areas of tarnish.

A wonderful example of Mid Century Modernist design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1313891 (stock #JJ1928)
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$1,100.00
A rare early abstract sterling silver brooch by Sam Kramer. Measures 1 3/4" high and 2" wide. Signed with an impressed mushroom and sterling on the back. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Pin back is bent at the end but seems to be original and follows the curves of the brooch. Fine example of his work.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1412504 (stock #JJ3565)
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$1,100.00
A whimsical sterling silver brooch and matching earrings depicting fish with applied copper wire and stone or art glass eyes.

The large brooch measures 3" long and 1 1/4" at the widest. Has a large oval amethyst cabochon. Signed Ed. Wiener Sterling. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Has some minor tarnish and surface scratches. Thick, heavy sterling.

The screw back earrings measure 1 1/8" long and 5/8" at the widest. They have faceted bezel set purple stones for the eyes. They a...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1353117 (stock #JJ2430)
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$875.00
A rare heavy sterling silver brooch by William Spratling, Taxco. Measures 2 3/4" long and 1 1/8" wide. Marked with the WS in a circle incised mark, Silver Mexico and 925. Has a slight dent to the center and is missing the rollover part of the clasp. A rare find for the collector.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1318963 (stock #JJ1979)
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$795.00
A modernist sterling silver brooch by noted mid century jeweler, Sam Kramer, in the shape of a stylized fish or bird with an amethyst eye. Measures 2" square. Has a faceted pear shaped amethyst stone cabochon on an additional layer of sterling. Marked with Sam Kramer's mushroom mark and sterling. Rollover safety clasp holds securely. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. There is a very minor ding to one corner. There are some scratches on the back near the clasp. One sid...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1396956 (stock #JJ3435JJ1878)
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$700.00
A pair of classic Mexican Silver brooches by Fred Davis depicting a guitar playing man and a woman carrying a fruit basket. Both are signed with a conjoined FD, and Made in Mexico Silver.

The man measures 2 1/4" tall and 1 1/2" across. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Has some tarnish. Lots of detail.

The woman measures 2 3/8" tall and 1 3/4" across. Has a 'C' clasp that holds securely. Pin is a little bent. Some very minor scratches and tarnish.

May be purchased sepa...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1258492 (stock #JJ1437)
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$650.00
A modernist brooch by noted mid century silversmith, Frances Holmes Boothby in Sterling Silver and Ebony. This large marlin measures 3 3/4" long and 1 1/2" tall. Lightly hammered. Marked fhb, Sterling on the back. Has a safety rollover clasp that holds tightly. Nice condition, just a few minor scratches and a little tarnish. A wonderful example of Mid Century Modern jewelry.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1404147 (stock #JJ3494)
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$650.00
A rare brooch and earrings set by noted Sausalito Mid 20th century jeweler, Loyola Fourtane. She and her husband were jewelers and artists and worked from their houseboat in Sausalito, California from the 1930's -50's.

This set is made of sterling silver with copper and brass embellishments and what look like carnelian cabochons.

Brooch measures 2 1/2" across and 2 1/4" high. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Etched on the back 'Loyola Fourtane, SS Lassen, (which was the name o...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1940 item #1454639 (stock #JJ4151)
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$595.00
An early Danish Skonvirke 826 silver brooch signed BH and with a dragonfly for Bernard Hertz, Copenhagen 1893-1937. He was a silversmith who was well known for his early Skonvirke designs.

Measures 2 7/8" long and 2 3/8" at the widest. Has a round bezel set green stone cabochon, maybe Chrysoprase, at the bottom and a larger bezel set oval darker green cabochon at the top.

Marked 826, BH in a rectangle, and with an impressed dragonfly mark on the back. 826 was the silver standard used in D...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1448940 (stock #JJ4043JJ4040)
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$525.00
A sterling silver bird shaped brooch and /or a modernist abstract brooch with a pearl by noted mid century silversmith, Frances Holmes Boothby. May purchase individually or together.

The bird brooch measures 1" high and 1 3/8" across. Marked fhb, and Sterling on the back. Fine condition, just a few minor scratches and a little tarnish. Rollover clasp holds securely. This is one of her classic designs.

The modernist brooch measures 1 1/8" long and 3/4" high. Has an oxidized impresse...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1237596
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$495.00
A wonderful modernist 940 Silver brooch by Hector Aguilar with 5 teardrop shaped dangles. Marked with conjoined HA, Taxco and 940. Also has Eagle #9. Measures 1 3/4" long and 1 5/8" across. In very nice condition. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Great hard to find design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1329345 (stock #JJ2108)
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$495.00
An amazing sterling silver modernist brooch adorned with four purple cabochons by the renown Israeli jeweler, Rachel Gera. Measures 5" long and 2" across. Can be worn as a pendant with a converter. (We will provide if requested.) The larger cabochon is an amethyst and the smaller dark red ones may be garnets. Signed on the back Gera, Israel and 925. Rollover clasp holds securely. Heavy and substantial. Wonderful piece of modernist jewelry.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1398604 (stock #JJ3406)
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$495.00
A modernist large brooch by the noted NYC jeweler, Paul Lobel. Made of sterling silver with a wire overlay. Signed on the back, LOBEL, Sterling.

Measures 1 3/4" across and 3 3/4" high. Has a rollover closure that holds securely. Has some tarnish, minor surface scratches and a little extra solder where the wire is attached which is original. Could also be worn as a pendant with a chain through the large loop.

Classic LOBEL design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1431824 (stock #JJ3352/3854)
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$495.00
An abstract sterling silver brooch and or matching pendant with neckring by Modernist NYC Silversmith, Henry Steig. They have a folded three dimensional design with a pearl.

Brooch measures just under 2" long and 3/8" at the widest. Rollover clasp holds securely. There is a little wear to the top surface of the pearl but you have to use a loupe to see it.

The matching pendant measures 1 3/8" long and 1/4" at the widest. Has some tarnish. Both pieces are signed on the back Steig Sterli...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1326640 (stock #JJ2054)
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$475.00
A vintage brooch by William Spratling. Known as his Faceted Obsidian Arrow Brooch from the 1950's. Measures 2 3/8" high and 1 3/8" across. Marked on the back with the WS script square signature and Eagle #3. Has a rollover safety clasp which holds securely. Has a little tarnish. A rare piece of Spratling jewelry.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1424513 (stock #JJ3821)
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$475.00
A vintage MCM large sterling silver sun brooch or pendant by the Talleres Monasticos Monks who signed their work EMAUS.

This stylized sun measures 4 1/4" high and 4 1/4" across. Has a large bale so can be worn on a thick chain or neck ring collar. Also has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. There is a little pitting on the pin part.

Marked EMAUS 925 and Eagle #3 on the bale. There are also some initials that we can't read. Has a dark patina, we haven't polished it.

Cl...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1367029 (stock #JJ2856/2857)
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$450.00
A wonderfully constructed heavy brooch and matching clip earrings by Bent Knudsen, Denmark. Streamlined curves, thick sterling, very Mid Century. Marked Handmade, Sterling, Denmark, Bent K, and Style #2 on the back of each piece. Brooch measures 2 3/4" long and almost 3/4" across. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Earrings measure 1 1/4" long and 1/2" at the widest. Clips hold tightly. Fine condition, minor surface scratches. Can individually purchase the brooch for $275, Earrings for $...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1386756 (stock #JJ3269)
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$425.00
An abstract sterling silver brooch by Modernist NYC Silversmith, Henry Steig. Has white and black colored pearls on either side of an 'X' design. Measures 2 5/8" long and 1 1/8" at the widest. Rollover clasp holds securely. Signed on the back Steig Sterling. Thick sterling, darkened patina. Fine condition.