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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1435034 (stock #JJ3534/3899)
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$350.00
Two pair of vintage modernist earrings by Winifred Mason Chenet in copper and brass.

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 may be purchased together or individually...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1393628 (stock #JJ3373)
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$160.00
A bronze bracelet by Hannu Ikonen of Finland in the iconic Reindeer Moss design.

Measures about 8" around and 2" across the front. Can be adjusted.

Nice warm patina. Thick bronze wire. Lots of detail and well crafted.

We have the matching clip earrings and small pendant in other listings. Would combine shipping.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1217822 (stock #JJ1096)
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$175.00
A vintage hand made pendant depicting what looks like an abstract woman. Bronze or brass. The head is part of the top link so it moves. Suspended from a brass chain. Pendant measures 4 1/2" long including the top link and 3" at the widest. Chain measures 19" long and has a hook closure. Nice workmanship. Very unique item.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1384457 (stock #JJ3173)
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$145.00
A mid century modern necklace with a large pendant in pewter by Lysgards in Denmark. Pendant has a brutalist texture with a rough cut amethyst geode. Marked Made in Denmark, Lysgards Design, Tin and 93. Measures 4" long to the top of the bale and 1 7/8" across. Original chain is a paper clip style with a toggle clasp. Measures 24" long. In nice condition with some minor tarnish and scratches. Cool mod design!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1950 item #1430626 (stock #JJ3861)
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$695.00
A vintage modernist brooch by noted African American mid century jeweler, Winifred Mason Chenet in copper with 5 dangles. This rare and early brooch was done when she just signed her work Mason, prior to adding the Chenet d'Haiti in the early 1950s.

Measures 2 1/8" across and 3" high including the dangles. Made of oxidized copper with raised graduated bumps. The balls and chains are brass and the hooks connecting the balls are copper for an interesting contrast...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1379626 (stock #JJ3095)
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$145.00
A wonderful modernist organic openwork brooch in plated pewter by the noted Canadian jeweler, Guy, (Gilles), Vidal. Measure 2 1/8" tall and 2" at the widest. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Has the GV maker's mark on the back. Fine condition. Great modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1390377 (stock #JJ3270)
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$125.00
A vintage modernist bronze pendant and chain by Hans Sten and Karl Laine from Sten and Laine in Finland. Pendant is in the Orbital design.

It measures 2 1/2" long to the top of the bale and 1 7/8" at the widest. Chain is attached at the bale and measures about 21" around.

Has a hook clasp that holds securely. Very nice condition. Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.

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 #1376775 (stock #JJ3002)
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$625.00
A modernist hand made bronze cross pendant with a central turquoise stone by noted jeweler and sculptor, Pal Kepenyes. This cross measures about 4" long and 3" across. Signed Pal Kepenyes on the back. Paired with a brass rectangular link chain that measures 21" long and has a secure hook closure. Wonderful, heavy and unique, really makes a statement.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1366720 (stock #JJ2023)
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$195.00
A fine modernist bracelet by Maya Mexico that is in the iconic Armadillo design made famous by Hector Aguilar. This bracelet, in brass with copper accents measures 7" long and about 2 1/4" across. Unsigned. Hook closure holds securely. Has tarnish and shows wear to the finish. Will let the new owner decide how much to polish. Outstanding design. Heavy and bold.
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 : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1960 item #1295058 (stock #JJ1712)
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$150.00
A wonderful pair of modernist earrings by Maya Mexico that match the iconic Armadillo bracelet. These screw back earrings, in brass with copper accents measure 2 1/4" long from the top of the screw back and about 2" across. Marked Maya Mexico on the back of each screw back. Screw backs close tightly. In very nice condition with minor wear. Outstanding design.
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 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 : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1404899 (stock #JJ3517)
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$225.00
A vintage modernist brooch by noted African American mid century jeweler, Winifred Mason Chenet from her highly collectible Voodoo line.

Measures 2" long and 1 3/8" high. Possibly pewter. Incised geometric designs. There is a little tarnish. Rollover clasp holds securely. Signed with the stylized 'chenet' on the back.

Interesting rare example.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1437435 (stock #JJ3913)
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$195.00
A very unusual hand wrought copper necklace with lightly hammered curved links. The end of each link slips through a small slit and is then hammered flat so it won't come out. Hard to explain but ingenious!

The necklace measures approximately 34" around. There is no clasp, meant to slide over the head. Unsigned.

In very nice condition with a dark warm patina and lots of attention to detail.

Fine hand wrought work.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1403714 (stock #JJ3554)
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$225.00
A wonderful modernist organic openwork bib necklace in plated pewter by the noted Canadian jeweler, Guy, (Gilles), Vidal.

Measures 14" around and 2 1/8" at the widest. Has one central curved rigid link and three small links on either side. Spring clasp holds securely. An extender could be added to the clasp if needed. Has the stylized GV maker's mark on the back. Fine condition.

Great example.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1385920 (stock #JJ3146)
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$185.00
A great modernist early necklace and bracelet set by Francisco Rebajes in heavy copper with coral colored cabochons. Reminds us of cactus with flowers. Necklace measures 15 1/5" long including the chain and hook. Stamped Rebajes on the back. The bracelet measures 6 1/2". Marked Rebajes twice on the back. Both pieces measure 7/8" wide. These pieces could be hooked together to form one longer necklace. Fine condition. Early, hard to find design.