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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 : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1331891 (stock #JJ2154)
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$325.00
A modernist brooch by noted mid century silversmith, Frances Holmes Boothby. This brooch measures 3/4" tall and 1 3/4" across. One end is smooth and the other end is textured. Has a freshwater pearl off center. Has an fhb mark and Sterling on the back. Has a safety rollover clasp that holds securely. Fine condition, just a few minor scratches. Classic mid century design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1452620 (stock #JJ4101)
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$225.00
An iconic brooch in sterling silver by Frank Miraglia, the 'Happy Fish' design.

Sterling silver with a sterling squiggle overlay. Has a bezel set art glass eye. Even has some slits for gills.

Measures 2 1/4" tall and 2 1/4" across. Signed F. Miraglia N.Y. Sterling. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Has some of tarnish and surface scratches. There are a few nicks to the overlay near the tail.

Fine example!

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1337446 (stock #JJ2218)
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$165.00
A vintage modernist sterling silver brooch designed by Gertrude Engel for Anton Michelsen, from Sweden. Measure 1 5/8" across and 1 3/8" high. Has a brown swirled oval cabochon. Marked with the MIC hallmark and the three crowns silver standard mark used by Anton Michelsen when in Stockholm, Sweden from 1946-63. Also marked with S for the town mark, A9 for 1951 and Engel. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Silver has a warm patina. The stone has a few very small areas that are not ...
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 : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1960 item #1298911 (stock #JJ1749)
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$225.00
A sterling silver brooch with leaves and two suspended berries by Joan Polsdorfer, who signed her work JoPoL, and was the first American designer to work for Georg Jensen, USA. She also sold her work directly to high end retail outlets. Brooch measures 1 7/8" across and 2 1/2" high. Marked on the back JoPoL, Sterling and design number 472. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Warm patina. Great Arts and Crafts design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1940 item #1216005 (stock #JJ1111)
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$165.00
A vintage hand made Danish silver and moonstone brooch by Hans Nicolajsen Hansen, who worked in Copenhagen from 1921-37. Signed with his conjoined HNH & Co, Eneret and 830S. Measures 2 1/4" long and 5/8" across. Lightly hammered. 'C' clasp holds tightly. Wonderful example of Danish silversmithing.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1960 item #1415703 (stock #JJ2271JJ3762)
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$275.00
A well crafted pair of large sterling silver brooches by Albino Manca in an Arts and Crafts design. May be purchased as a pair or individually.

The single curved leaf brooch measures about 3" long and 1 5/8" across. Marked Hand Wrought, Sterling, Manca. Part of the mark is hidden under the clasp. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Warm patina, nice condition. $145.

The double lily brooch measures 2 3/4" long and 7/8" at the widest. Marked A. Manca Hand Wrought Sterling. Roll ove...

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 : 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 1980 item #1449434 (stock #JJ4047)
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$175.00
A vintage heavy sterling silver hand made brooch with what looks like a prong set moonstone. Setting is very organic with tentacles and curves.

Nice contrast between the oxidized inner areas and the polished edges.

Measures 2 1/8" across and 1 5/8" at the widest.

There is an impressed rectangular mark on the back but it is too tiny to read. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely.

Well crafted, solid silver.

Unusual design.

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 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 : 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 : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1364796 (stock #JJ2793)
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$195.00
A mid century modernist sterling silver pendant or brooch in the style of Paul Lobel.

Pendant measures 2 1/4" long and 7/8" at the widest. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Has a large bale so will accommodate a thick chain or neck ring.

We have paired it with a sterling silver neck ring marked Mexico, 925, TC-188. Measures 16 1/2" around and closes securely with a hook clasp.

Pendant is well constructed of thick sterling. Has some minor surface scratches and a little t...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1341880 (stock #JJ2301)
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$165.00
A vintage modernist sterling silver brooch by Hans Hansen, Denmark. Measures about 2 1/8" long and 1 1/4"wide. Marked with the script signature, Denmark and 925S. Part of his 'Modern Line'. Has a rollover safety clasp which holds securely. The pin closure has a slight bend in the middle. In nice condition with very minor surface scratches. Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1459792 (stock #JJ4253)
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$175.00
A vintage heavy brooch or pendant and matching screw back earrings designed by Fammik for Viggo Wollny whose workshop was in Copenhagen, Denmark and registered from 1921-73.

Stylized pitchers. Earrings are opposites so frame the face when worn.

Marked Fammik, Sterling, Denmark, and V.W. for the silversmith on the back of the brooch/pendant and VW Fammik, Danish Sterling on the back of the earrings.

Brooch/pendant measures 2 1/4" tall and almost 1 1/2" across. Has a rollover clasp that ho...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1327909 (stock #JJ2039)
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$185.00
A large sterling silver brooch by Taxco artisan Enrique Ledesma with a dark green elongated stone. Measures 2 3/4" long and 1 1/8" wide. Marked on the back Ledesma, Mexico, Taxco, 925, BB, Eagle #3 and design number 289. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Has a hairline on the side which doesn't go all the way through. The stone is stable. There is a variation to the texture of the surface in one small area. Probably original to the stone. Could also be worn as a pendant with a co...