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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1324373 (stock #JJ2057)
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$195.00
A sterling silver brooch designed by Jens Harald Quistgaard for Dansk Designs. Features the company's Mother Duck and Ducklings logo. Measures 1 3/4" tall and 1 3/8" across. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Marked on the back with JHQ, Sterling and Denmark. Has some slight crimping to the edges and some minor tarnish. Hard to find piece of Danish modernist jewelry.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1448558 (stock #JJ4037)
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$175.00
A lightly hammered sterling silver brooch with a central agate by Tone Vigeland, who worked with the Norway Plus Design Studio. The central stone has gold speckles which catch the light. Heavy thick sterling.

Measures 1 3/4" across and 2" high. Marked with the ND for Norway Designs, and conjoined TV for Tone Vigeland. Also has the Plus sign, Sterling and Norway.

Has an earlier style rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Nice weight and quality. Fine condition with minor surface ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1452616 (stock #JJ4116)
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$345.00
A vintage brooch by Taxco artisan Enrique Ledesma with a sterling silver overlay on a shell background. There are two small round inlays of copper.

Measures 2 1/2" long and 1 1/2" at the widest. Marked on the back with a partial Ledesma, Taxco, 925, and an Eagle mark. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely.

Fine condition with some tarnish. The shell is a deep brown with lots of swirls.

Rare design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1438048 (stock #JJ3926)
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$425.00
A rare sterling silver brooch by Modernist NYC Silversmith, Henry Steig in a fish design. The eye and the 'spine' are layered over the main body.

Measures 2 3/4" long and 7/8" at the widest.

Signed on the back Steig Sterling. Thick sterling, wonderful three dimensional feel.

Rollover clasp holds securely. Has some tarnish and minor surface scratches. Has a tiny bit of roughness on the bottom edge of the mouth and at the top. Could probably be buffed out if desired.

Great MCM fee...

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 : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1428281 (stock #JJ3406)
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$225.00
A mid century modernist three dimensional sterling silver brooch in the shape of an abstract cello. Very similar to the iconic Paul Lobel design. Unsigned.

Measures 3 1/4" long and 1 1/8" at the widest. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Well constructed. Has some minor surface scratches and some tarnish.

Fine design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1441261 (stock #JJ1208)
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$275.00
A rare sterling silver and caged raw purple stone brooch by noted MCM jeweler, Arthur King. Probably amethyst. Unmarked, attributed to Arthur King. We have seen the same brooch signed Sterling, King. The raw amethyst is caged in thick and thinner sterling wire and suspended from a thick curved wire.

Measures 1 3/4" across and 2 1/2" tall.

Has a rolling safety clasp that holds securely. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish.

Lots of movement. Classic Arthur King design.

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 : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1458994 (stock #JJ3972/4242)
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$375.00
A pair of Arts and Crafts hammered sterling silver bar pins or brooches by the Art Silver Shop of Chicago. Each has a central fresh water dog tooth pearl.

They may be purchased separately or as a pair.

The longer one measures about 2 1/2" long and 1/4" wide. The shorter one measures 2" long and 1/4" wide.

Both brooches are marked on the back with Hand Made, Art Silver Shop, conjoined TASS hallmark, and Sterling.

Beautifully crafted, each has a warm patina. Early style 'C' c...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1940 item #1434212 (stock #JJ3808)
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$165.00
An Arts and Crafts hand made acid etched brooch in German Silver or Pewter by the documented Chicago firm, BRANDT that was active 1914-1923. Signed with an impressed BRANDT.

Measures 2 1/2" long and 5/8" wide. Not flat but curved for an interesting effect. Has a replaced rollover clasp that holds securely.

Classic design.

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 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 : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1384224 (stock #JJ2060JJ2999)
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$175.00
A pair of vintage hammered sterling silver brooches from the American Studio Modernist jeweler, John Lewis, available in two sizes. Great hammered texture. Larger brooch measures about 1 3/4" across and 1 1/2" high. Smaller brooch measures 1 1/2" across and 1 3/8" high. Both pieces are marked Sterling and with the crossed JL mark of the artist. The larger brooch also has the ® mark. Rollover clasps hold securely. Very nice condition, have some minor scratches and darkened patina. The smaller o...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1960 item #1232307 (stock #JJ1189)
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$145.00
A well made sterling silver hand made brooch with an amethyst cabochon. Has a layer of sterling over a dark patina. Has an Arts and Crafts feel. Measures 2 3/4" long and 7/8" wide. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Marked on the back Hand Made Sterling. Amethyst has natural occlusions. Very organic, abstract design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1453781 (stock #JJ4076)
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$175.00
A vintage modernist sterling silver brooch and/or pendant by the noted silversmith from Norway, H.C. Østrem whose work is signed OXO. Can be worn off the chain as a brooch or on the chain as a pendant.

Made of 830 silver, which was widely used as a silver standard in Scandinavian countries, in a three dimensional design, this brooch or pendant measures 2" across and 3" high. Has what appears to be the original chain. The pendant has three dangles for lots of movement. Has a rollover clasp th...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1329085 (stock #JJ2096)
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$195.00
A vintage modernist sterling silver brooch by Hans Hansen, Denmark. Measures about 3 1/2" across and 1 1/4" tall. Marked with HaH, Denmark and 925S. Has a rollover safety clasp which holds tightly. In nice condition with very minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Heavy and well crafted. Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1435816 (stock #JJ3847)
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$140.00
A whimsical brooch in a fish shape designed by the Swedish Modernist Jeweler, Birger Haglund.

Marked STE for the maker, Town Mark for Stockholm, National Mark, Silver Standard, and date code for 1977. Also signed Birger H for Birger Haglund.

Measures about 1 1/2" long and 1" at the widest. Has a bezel set red stone, probably a garnet. Curved for an interesting effect. Rollover safety clasp holds securely. In very nice condition.

Fine MCM 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.