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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.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1392960 (stock #JJ3099)
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$145.00
A three dimensional sterling silver brooch in what looks like a smiling lips design by Elis Kauppi for Kupittaan Kulta of Finland.

This modernist brooch measures 2 3/8" across and 1/2" high. Marked with Kauppi's anvil mark, Sterling and Finland. Has an earlier style trombone clasp which holds securely. Fine condition, has minor tarnish.

Wonderful example of Scandinavian modernist jewelry.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1394565 (stock #JJ3318)
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$160.00
A very unusual brooch constructed of a branch of exotic wood layered with sterling silver and adorned with pearls.

Measures 2 1/2" long and 1" at the widest. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely.

Fine condition. Well crafted, warm patina.

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 #1399143 (stock #JJ3328)
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$125.00
A sterling silver abstract brooch by the MCM jeweler, Martin Lasak who studied under Joseph Skinger.

Measures 2 1/8" long and 1 3/4" across. Marked Sterling Lasak. Rollover clasp holds securely. Lightly hammered. Has some minor tarnish.

Fine craftsmanship. Unique design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1400546 (stock #JJ3420)
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$165.00
A modernist Sterling Silver brooch by Ed Levin in a figure eight design with a coral and pearl bead.

Measures 1 5/8" long and 1/2" wide. Marked LEVIN and Sterling. This is an earlier mark. Mid 20th Century. Fine condition. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely.

Classic MCM design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1403689 (stock #JJ3551)
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$425.00
A modernist brooch by the noted NYC jeweler, Paul Lobel. Made of sterling silver with a wire overlay. Signed on the back, LOBEL, Sterling.

Measures 2 1/4" long and 1" across. Has a rollover closure that holds securely. Has some tarnish, and minor surface scratches . Could also be worn as a pendant with a chain through the large loop.

Classic three dimensional Paul LOBEL design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1404393 (stock #JJ3136/2731)
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$225.00
Two modernist sterling silver hand wrought brooches by Lore Garrick, (1920-2013) in organic free flowing styles. Lore Garrick made hand crafted jewelry in NYC in the 1950s. Known as 'Mother Lore' because her son became Tamal Krishna Goswami, she made the first pieces of jewelry for the Hare Krishna movement in Los Angeles.

The first brooch is constructed of two layers of sterling with different angles. Measures 3 1/4" long. Has a secure rollover clasp. Marked LORE Sterling. Has some ta...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1405303 (stock #JJ3378)
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$200.00
An organic mid century modern brooch by the American studio jeweler, Paul Miller. Looks like a flock of birds in flight.

This brooch, executed in sterling silver measures 2 1/4" across and 1 3/4" high. Marked Sterling, Paul Miller on the back. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Has a little tarnish and a few minor surface scratches.

Very fine example MCM studio jewelry.

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 : 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 : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1970 item #1421021 (stock #JJ37133714)
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$200.00
A vintage sterling silver hand wrought bangle bracelet and brooch by the well regarded silversmith, Herman Glendenning, (1906-1977). Glendenning worked for the prominent silversmith Arthur Stone and attained the Master Craftsman rank of the Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, in 1927.

The bracelet measures about 7 3/4" around and 5/8" at the widest. Oval shaped so slides on easily. Has flattened and flared ends. Feels solid and substantial.

The brooch measures 1 7/8" long and 1 1/8" at...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1426264 (stock #JJ3811)
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$365.00
A vintage sterling silver brooch from the Studio Modernist jeweler, Olaf Skoogfors with a smiling sun.

The brooch measures about 1 3/8" in diameter. Has a bale so can also be worn as a pendant. Signed Olaf Skoogfors on the back.

Rollover clasp holds securely. Fine condition, has some wear to the gold wash towards the top of the brooch and to the raised surfaces.

Iconic work from a noted artisan.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1426909 (stock #JJ3814)
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$375.00
A very long sterling silver curved brooch by noted San Francisco silversmith, Franz Bergmann.

Measures 5" long and 1" at the widest. Signed with the artisan's conjoined FB and sterling.

Constructed of three curved thick sterling wires with connectors. Features a rollover clasp that holds securely. Has some tarnish. The pin closure is slightly bent.

Would look fantastic on a lapel of either a man or a woman. Fine example.

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 : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1440615 (stock #JJ3933)
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$295.00
A modernist cast sterling silver brooch in a stylized bird design by noted Mid Century silversmith Christian Schmidt, (1926-1974). Signed with his stylized 'S' hallmark and Sterling.

Measures 2" long and 1" across. Three dimensional curved design. Interesting contrast of dark textured patina on the sides and polished surfaces on the top.

Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Rollover clasp holds securely.

Fine example of studio mid century modern design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1441844 (stock #JJ3886)
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$275.00
Two very cool brooches in brass by Peggy Miller, an American studio jeweler who worked in Baltimore in the 1950's -60's. May purchase as a pair or individually.

The fish brooch measures 2" across and 1 1/2" high. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Signed Peggy Miller on the back. Has some tarnish.

The stylized owl is made from two layers of overlapping brass. Measures about 1 5/8" high and 7/8" across. Also marked Peggy Miller on the back. Rollover clasp holds securely. Th...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1970 item #1447313 (stock #JJ3984)
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$165.00
A vintage hand wrought sterling silver brooch with an Arts and Crafts feel by the well known Boston silversmith, Ella Cone, comprised of overlapping leaves and scrolls attached to a thick sterling wire.

Measures 3" long and 2 1/2" high. Roll over clasp holds securely. Marked Sterling, Hand ELC Made on the back. Has a little tarnish and minor surface scratches.

Well made, fine quality.