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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1365789 (stock #JJ2848)
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$195.00
A whimsical hammered sterling silver brooch or pendant depicting a fish by the noted Taxco silver smith, Cecilia. Also marked Toño, Pietra Artistica, Hecho en Mexico, Eagle #3, Taxco Sterling, 925, and design number 489. Has a dark green round cabochon in the center and raised green stones in the eye and fins. Measures 1 7/8" long and 2" at the widest. Can be worn as a brooch or a pendant. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Bale will accommodate a thick chain or neck ring. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1367077 (stock #JJ2486)
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$185.00
An abstract modernist mixed metals brooch by Irvin and Bonnie Burkee. Copper with sterling silver overlay. Measures 1 1/4" long and 5/8" wide. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Marked BURKEE on the back. Has some tarnish and minor surface scratches. Interesting piece from a well know Mid Century artisan.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1377393 (stock #JJ2757)
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$165.00
A modernist sterling silver brooch with two raised sterling 'pearls' and a raised sterling bar by Sigi Pineda. Design number 54. Measures 2 1/2" long and 1 1/2" across. Marked on the back Sigi Tasco, Hecho en Mexico, Sterling, 54, and Eagle #3. Safety rollover clasp holds securely. In very nice condition. Has minor surface scratches. Interesting contrast of oxidized and shiny sterling. A very beautiful brooch by a talented artisan.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1380579 (stock #JJ3080)
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$275.00
A well crafted, highly detailed sterling silver insect brooch with opals on the wings, a chrysoprase body and onyx eyes. Measures 1 7/8" long and 1 5/8" at the widest. Marked on the underside with a conjoined 'SJ' or 'JS' logo and 925 for sterling. Has an earlier 'C' clasp which holds securely. Included is the original box with the same hallmark. Box also has a maker's mark, 'Jorge St?'. We were unable to read the last name and could not determine the artist. Has an Arts and Crafts style to...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1380831 (stock #JJ2707)
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$125.00
A modernist sterling silver brooch by Johannan Peter who with surrealist Jean Arp and Marcel Janco was one of the artisans that started the Ein-Hod Artist Colony in Israel in 1953.

Two layers of sterling, the bottom has a beveled edge on two sides. The top is a three dimensional flower with leaves.

Marked Made in Israel, ST, 925, 'PH'. Earlier style 'C' clasp which holds securely. Has some minor surface scratches and tarnish. Measures 1 1/2" square.

Fine hand made piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1384460 (stock #JJ3189)
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A sterling silver hand wrought brooch by the mid century modernist studio jeweler, Ruth Berridge, (1921-2004). Looks like rows of randomly placed flattened pebbles. Curved for a multidimensional effect. Measures about 2 3/8" across and 1 1/2" high. Hand signed © Ruth Berridge, Handmade Sterling on the back. Rollover clasp holds securely. Fine condition with minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. This piece is from her estate. Classic Ruth Berridge design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1389524 (stock #JJ3282JJ3279)
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$395.00
A vintage heavy sterling brooch depicting a gnarled branch by the noted Maine Silversmith, Condon Kuhl. There is also a sterling pendant in the shape of a Ginko leaf by the same artist. The pendant can be hooked onto the branch and worn together.

The brooch measures 3 1/4" long and 1 1/4" at the widest. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Heavy and solid. The Ginko pendant measures 2 1/8" long and 1 3/4" across. Has delicate texturing on the surface. You can see the hammer marks ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1390572 (stock #JJ3165)
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A butterfly brooch in Sterling Silver with Turquoise and Amethyst by Matilde Poulat.

Measures 1 5/8" across and 2 1/4" tall. Marked MATL, Mexico, 925 and Eagle #129. Also marked MATL Mexico 925 and Salas.

Amethyst stone is faceted. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. You can see a little bit of the impression of the mark from the back through the top of the front. Has a little tarnish.

Fine condition. Classic MATL design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1397689 (stock #JJ3398)
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$200.00
A vintage modernist hand made brooch made of lightly hammered brass adorned with trade beads of various materials, sizes, shapes and textures. Very similar in design to the Fibula brooches of Ramona Solberg, a modernist jeweler whose items were made with 'Found Objects'.

Measures about 5 1/4" long and 2 1/2" at the widest. Hook closure holds securely. Can be worn with the beads up or down.

Very interesting piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1401438 (stock #JJ3531)
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A domed shadow box brooch by noted Taxco silversmith, Antonio Pineda in a Pre Columbian Monkey design.

This piece is marked with the Antonio Crown, Hecho en Mexico, 970 for better than sterling silver and Eagle #17. Measures 1 3/8" across. Has some tarnish and minor surface scratches. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely.

Well crafted, classic Taxco design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1404766 (stock #JJ3520)
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$425.00
A modernist brooch in the shape of a stylized fish by the noted NYC jeweler, Paul Lobel. Made of sterling silver with a wire overlay.

Signed on the back, LOBEL, Sterling.

Measures 1 1/2" across and 1 3/4" high. Has a rollover closure that holds securely. Has some tarnish and minor surface scratches.

Classic LOBEL design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1413053 (stock #JJ3660)
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A wonderfully crafted brooch of 18K & 24K gold with a central carved piece of coral by Miyé Matsukata who had Atelier Janiyé in Boston.

This brooch measures 2 7/8" long and 1 1/4" high. Marked Janiyé,18K and 24K on the back. The coral is held in place with four delicate prongs. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Beautiful condition, coral is a deep salmon color with glimmers of cream.

This piece is from her estate and will be accompanied by her original sketch from ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1413774 (stock #JJ3709)
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A vintage sterling silver Mid Century Modernist brooch with an incised enamel bird by studio artist, Betty Cooke.

Measures about 1" in diameter. Signed Cooke Sterling on the back. Red, blue, yellow and white enamel is in fine condition. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely.

Well made with a classic Cooke design. Great studio piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1413824 (stock #JJ3710)
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$275.00
A modernist, abstract 14K Gold and Sterling Silver curved and flattened wire brooch by Ed Levin.

Measures 7/8" high and 2 3/4" long. Signed, 14K, © Ed Levin, and Sterling. Fine condition with minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Has a rollover clasp that holds tightly.

Classic Ed Levin design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1414052 (stock #JJ3371)
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$295.00
A sterling silver hand wrought brooch by the mid century modernist studio jeweler, Ruth Berridge, (1921-2004).

Shaped like a fish with two layers of curved, overlapping sterling. Has a multidimensional effect. Measures about 2 3/4" across and 1 1/2" high. Signed Berridge, Handmade and Sterling on the back. Rollover clasp holds securely. Fine condition with minor surface scratches and a some tarnish.

Fine craftsmanship.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1415115 (stock #JJ3692)
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$140.00
A vintage bronze brooch or pendant with a nude figure around a brown swirled agate.

Has 'fingers' which hold the stone in place. Measures 3" long and 1 1/2" across. Has a secure rollover clasp and also a small bale so could be worn either as a brooch or on a chain. Can be worn up and down or sideways as a brooch. The bale is behind the figure's knee so the figure would be crawling down when worn on a chain.

Well constructed, interesting design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1415905 (stock #JJ2758)
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$150.00
A vintage sterling silver brooch attributed to the American modernist jeweler, Ronald Hayes Pearson. It is signed Sterling and something else which is impossible to read. It is in the style and has the quality of a Pearson brooch. Heavy sterling silver in the shape of an abstract snake.

Measures about 2 1/2" long and 7/8" at the widest. In very nice condition with minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. There is a little roughness along the edge near the snake's mouth. Has a rollover sa...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1418990 (stock #JJ3699)
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$195.00
A sterling silver modernist brooch by Helen Scheier Adelman, (1909-1999), American Mid Century jeweler. This brooch depicts two antelope in thick polished sterling with a darker bumpy surface enamel background.

Measures 1 3/8" tall and 1 1/8" at the widest. Signed Adelman and Sterling on the back. Nice contrast between the darkened rough and shiny layers. Rollover clasp holds securely. Has some minor surface scratches.

Classic Adelman design.