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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1335527 (stock #JJ2212)
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$265.00
A modernist pair of dangle earrings by Winifred Mason Chenet. According to published reports Winifred Mason Chenet was an African American woman hand crafting jewelry in Greenwich Village. She worked with and trained Art Smith, a well respected African American modernist jeweler. She believed that each piece should be unique and distinctive. These earrings have a smooth finish on the top and a hammered texture on the bottom. Chenet used some oxidation for an interesting contrast...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1930 item #1236860 (stock #JJ1245)
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$85.00
An Arts and Crafts bar pin in acid etched brass finish. Measures 2 7/8" across and 1/2" high. 'C' clasp holds tightly. In the style of Forest Craft Guild. Shows a little wear to the finish. Good looking period piece.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1306763 (stock #JJ1866)
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$145.00
A well constructed copper hand made necklace made up of links that look like climbing vines and leaves. Leaves have a reddish tint. Measures about 20" long and 1 1/2" across. Hook closure. Very nice condition, has some verdigris on the back. Leaves curve so it lays nicely on the neck. Unique design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1355948 (stock #JJ2490)
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$145.00
A vintage modernist necklace by Lillo of Israel, with a large pendant. The pendant features a prong set orange speckled stone. Made of nickle silver, this necklace measures about 20" long and closes with a hook closure. Pendant is about 3" in diameter. Signed Lillo. Has some tarnish. Very interesting layered design. Great modernist look!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1980 item #1340273 (stock #JJ2305)
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$150.00
A large copper and brass cuff bracelet with and Enamel Toro, ( Bull), from Casa Maya. Bull is outlined in brass and filled in with various shades of green enamel. Measures about 6" around with an opening of 1 1/4" and 2 5/8" tall. In very nice condition. A little out of round. Signed Maya Mexico. Looks striking on!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1980 item #1328263 (stock #JJ1883)
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$245.00
A studio hand made copper necklace collar with a lapis cabochon set in what looks like sterling silver. Made of three pieces of curved copper connected with rivets in an Arts and Crafts design. Central medallion turns for multiple effects. Hooks on the side. Measures about 16 1/2" around, (hard to be precise due to the curve). Medallion measures 2 1/2" across. Has some minor surface scratches. Not exactly symmetrical, has a hand made quality...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1980 item #1096155 (stock #JJ325)
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$265.00
An unusual large copper, brass and ceramic cuff bracelet from Casa Maya. Depicts a man reclining. His body is outlined in brass and filled in with various shades of green enamel. His head is made from some kind of pottery or ceramic and held in place with a brass headband. Measures about 6" around with an opening of 1 1/4" and 2 3/8" tall. In nice condition, a few tiny areas of missing enamel and the man has a chip on his nose...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1310735 (stock #JJ1904)
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$145.00
A vintage modernist hand made bracelet made of hammered brass. Adorned with beads of various materials, sizes, shapes and textures. Look like wood, bone, ceramic and possibly seeds. Reminds us of the work of Ramona Solberg, a modernist jeweler whose items were made with 'Found Objects'. Measures about 8" around. Measures about 2" at the widest. Very interesting piece.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1337101 (stock #JJ2181)
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$300.00
A pair of acid etched brass Arts and Crafts period brooches by Marshall Field & Co. Chicago. Larger brooch measures 3 3/8" long and 1 1/2" high. Marked on the back 'Made in Our Craft Shop, Marshall Field & Co.' Smaller brooch measures 2 1/2" across and 2" high. These brooches came together. The smaller one is not marked. Both brooches have 'C' clasps that hold securely. May be purchased as a set or individually.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1289202 (stock #JJ1623)
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$95.00
A pair of bronze clip earrings by Hannu Ikonen of Finland in the iconic Reindeer Moss design. Measure 7/8" across. Clips hold tightly. Nice warm patina.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1277997 (stock #JJ1556)
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$145.00
A great example of Finland Modernist design, a necklace of bronze with a central Tiger's Eye cabochon by Pentti Sarpaneva for Kalevala Koru. Pendant measures 2 1/2" across and 2 1/4" to the top of the bale. Chain measures 26" long. Marked Made in Finland and kk in a circle. Nice condition, one of the rays may be slightly bent. Dark patina contrasts well with the color of the stone.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1359375 (stock #JJ2457)
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$145.00
A great example of Finland Modernist design, a necklace of bronze with a central Tiger's Eye cabochon by Pentti Sarpaneva for Kalevala Koru. Pendant measures 2" across and 4" to the top of the bale. Chain measures 28" long. Marked Made in Finland and kk in a circle. Fine condition. Nice contrasts of layers and textures.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1338530 (stock #JJ2083)
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$195.00
An interesting brass pendant with a nude angel with wings, in the style of Pal Kepenyes or Carl Tasha. Pendant measures 2 3/8" across and 2 1/2" high. Brass link chain measures 16" long and closes with a hook clasp. Marked on the back with a scratched in signature that looks like it starts with an 'R' or 'P' and the second name starts with a 'K'. Also has Copyright RPK. Fine condition. Great modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1341333 (stock #JJ2182)
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$195.00
A vintage modernist copper and brass layered brooch by noted Mid Century jeweler, Winifred Mason Chenet who sometimes signed her items chenet d'haiti. This brooch, with layers of textured copper and brass measures 1 5/8" across. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Winifred Mason Chenet was an African American jeweler who is known to have mentored the modernist jeweler, Art Smith. Her work is unique and well regarded. This brooch is in very nice condition with some minor tarnish...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1950 item #1291025 (stock #JJ1678)
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$395.00
A wonderful vintage bronze heavy cuff bracelet made in Austria. Highly stylized with large curls on each end. Measures about 6 1/4" around with an opening of 1 3/8". Measures 1 1/8" high. Marked on the inside Austria, Nachbild? and some initials that can't be read. In nice condition with a little wear. Striking on the wrist.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1303264 (stock #JJ1826)
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A striking cuff bracelet by Winifred Mason Chenet, who was an African American woman hand crafting jewelry in Greenwich Village. She reportedly worked with and trained Art Smith, a well respected African American modernist jeweler. This bracelet is made of copper with brass overlays and connections of copper rivets and wire. Measures 5 1/2" around with an opening of 1 3/8" and 1 3/4" wide. Signed with her stylized 'chenet'. Wonderfully hand made work.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1323173 (stock #JJ2004)
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$165.00
A vintage modernist bronze pendant by Jorma Laine. This pendant which shows a couple in Conversation is a classic Finnish Modernist design. Measures 2 1/8" long including the bale and 3/4" across. Chain measures 27" long. Marked on the back Jorma Laine Finland Bronze. Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1371794 (stock #JJ2947)
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A modernist hand made bronze ring with a very large turquoise stone by noted jeweler and sculptor, Pal Kepenyes. This ring currently measures about a size 4, looks great as a pinky ring, but could be sized larger if needed. Top measures 1 7/8" long and 1" across at the widest. Signed Pal Kepenyes Mexico on the back of the shank. Wonderful and unique, really makes a statement.