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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1459188 (stock #JJ4244/4245)
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$400.00
A pair of vintage sterling silver and enamel brooches by Margot de Taxco, (Margot Van Voorhies Carr). One is a dark grey poodle dog, #5686 and the other is a multicolored rooster, #5793. These brooches may be purchased individually or as a pair.

The poodle measures 2 1/4" high and 1 1/8" at the widest. Marked Made in Mexico Sterling, Margot de Taxco and 5686. Also marked with Eagle #16.

The rooster measures 2 1/2" high and 1 5/8" at the widest. Marked Made in Mexico Sterling, Mar...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Latin American : Pre 1980 item #1459231 (stock #JJ2950/4240)
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$200.00
These items by the noted Ecuadoran silversmith, Joaquin Tinta may be purchased individually or as a pair.

The first one is a sterling silver modernist pendant with a bezel set green - brown swirled stone cabochon.

Measures 1 3/8" across and 1 5/8" high including the round bale. Due to the large bale it could be worn on a chain or neck ring. The central section swings for an interesting effect.

Marked Ecuador, Tinta and Sterling on the back. Has some minor surface scratches and a lit...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1459242 (stock #JJ1822/3395)
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$245.00
These items by noted Vermont jeweler, Luella C. Schroeder, (1918-2004), who worked at the Cranbrook Institute before going off on her own to open a jewelry studio may be purchased individually or as a pair.

The first item is a sterling silver modernist brooch with a layer of three stylized fish on a contrasting darkened silver background.

Measures 2 1/4" long and almost an inch across. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Minor scratches and a little tarnish.

The second i...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1980 item #1460363 (stock #JJ4270)
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$295.00
A vintage hand made sterling silver brooch with a swan motif by Carl Poul Petersen, the Canadian silversmith who signed his work with the stylized CPP.

He was born in Denmark, married Georg Jensen's daughter and apprenticed with him before moving to Montreal. He eventually opened his own workshop.

This beautifully crafted brooch measures 1 3/4" across and 2 1/4" high.

Marked on the back CPP, Sterling and Handmade.

Has an earlier style hinged 'C' clasp that holds securely.

Warm pat...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1464023 (stock #JJ4345)
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$115.00
A vintage modernist sterling silver stylized brooch with a Pre Columbian bird by the noted Peruvian silversmith, Graziella Laffi. The bird has a teal blue enamel eye and an oversized head. May be a duck. Body has an additional layer of sterling. The brooch is curved for a 3-D effect.

Signed Laffi Peru and 925 on the back.

Measures 1 3/8" high and 1 1/4" across. Rollover clasp holds securely.

Very nice condition, some very minor tarnish and surface scratches.

Classic Laffi...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1464223 (stock #JJ4346)
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$150.00
A vintage sterling silver and pearl Mid Century Modernist brooch in the brutalist style. Consists of eleven tentacles or rays with flattened ends. Has a large off center grey pearl.

Measures 2" across and 1 1/2" high. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely.

Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Pearl has some very minor scuffs.

Well made with a stunning design. Great studio piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1464334 (stock #JJ4310)
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$165.00
A Mid Century Modernist sterling silver brooch signed Macefield for William Mason and Leonard Field, American studio jewelers who worked in Massachusetts in the 1940's -70's.

The brooch measures 1 3/4" long and 1" at the widest. Signed Macefield Sterling on the back.

Nice contrast between the overlay and the polished background. It is in fine condition.

Interesting mid century design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1464973 (stock #JJ2327/4440)
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$300.00
Two sterling silver modernist pieces by Phyllis Sklar, American Mid Century jeweler; one is an abstract layered design and the other her iconic cat brooch. May be purchased individually or as a pair.

The abstract layered brooch measures 1 1/4" tall and 1 1/8" at the widest. Has the stylized 'p' hallmark. Nice contrast between the oxidized and shiny sterling layers. Rollover clasp holds securely. Has some tarnish and minor surface scratches.

The cat brooch measures 1 7/8" high an...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1465566 (stock #JJ4442/4410)
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$285.00
A sterling silver modernist bracelet and/or brooch by Helen Scheier Adelman, (1909-1999), American Mid Century jeweler. May purchase these pieces individually or together.

The bracelet is made from a single long piece of sterling that hooks in the front around a mottled reddish-brown bezel set cabochon. It measures about 7 1/2" around and 1/4" wide. The front design measures 3/4" wide. Signed Adelman and Sterling on the inside. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. The ho...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1171948 (stock #JJ732)
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$145.00
A vintage sterling silver brooch by Asheville, North Carolina silversmith, John Bryan. Active in the 50s-60. Brooch measures 3" long and 2 1/2" wide. Three dimensional vine design. Signed Sterling Bryan. Has a rollover safety clasp that hold tightly. Very nice condition with a little tarnish and minor surface scratches. Wonderful organic design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1246857 (stock #JJ1320)
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$195.00
A sterling silver brooch in the three dimensional Amphi design. Measures 2" across and 2" high. Marked with the ND for Norway Designs, conjoined TV for Tone Vigeland superimposed on O.P. for Odver Pettersen who was the production manager for Norway Plus in the 1960's. Also has the Plus sign, Sterling and Norway. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Nice weight and quality. Great mid century design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1257676 (stock #JJ1384)
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$185.00
A vintage modernist sterling silver brooch designed by Erling Christoffersen for Norway Designs Plus. Looks like a stylized butterfly. Measures 1 1/2" across and 1 1/4" high. Has an earlier 'C' clasp. Marked with ND, 925S, Sterling and the Plus sign. Has a dark patina but could be polished up if you choose. Some minor surface scratches. Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1269930 (stock #JJ1478)
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$195.00
A vintage modernist sterling silver brooch by Hans Hansen, Denmark. Measures about 1 3/4" across and 1 3/8" tall. Marked with the conjoined HH, 110 for the design number, Denmark and 925S. Has a rollover safety clasp which holds tightly. In nice condition with very minor surface scratches. Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1277994 (stock #JJ1548)
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$225.00
A modernist sterling silver and glass brooch or pendant signed 925, Zilka Hand Made. Measures 4" across and 2 1/2" high. Has a bale so can be worn on a neck ring or chain and a rollover safety clasp to be worn as a brooch. Nice warm patina. Great organic design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1284359 (stock #JJ1597)
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$295.00
An abstract sterling silver brooch by Modernist NYC Silversmith, Henry Steig. Measures 2 1/2" long and 1 1/8" at the widest. Signed on the back Steig Sterling. Thick sterling, wonderful three dimensional feel.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1290408 (stock #JJ1665)
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$325.00
A vintage sterling silver and enamel hand wrought brooch by the California Modernist, Esther Lewittes. Measures 3 5/8" long and 2 3/4" across. Signed Lewittes Sterling on the back. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Has a warm patina. Enamel is in very nice condition. There is a small nick to the back edge of the silver. Fine example of her work.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1290917 (stock #JJ1666)
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$265.00
An organic mid century modern brooch by the American studio jeweler, Paul Miller. This brooch, executed in sterling silver with an interesting marbleized stone, measures 2 7/8" long and 1 1/2" at the widest. Marked Sterling, Paul Miller on the back. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Has a little tarnish and a few minor surface scratches. Very fine example of his work.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1311034 (stock #JJ1901)
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$265.00
A whimsical brooch made of one layer of 950 silver and two layers of Faux Tortoise Shell in the shape of a fish. Has silver inlay for the eye. Measures 2 1/2" long and 1 7/8" high. Has a rollover safety clasp which holds securely. Marked 950 AR on the clasp. Has some minor scratches and tarnish. Fun design.