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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1425298 (stock #JJ3752/3804)
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$200.00
A sterling silver Snake Collar necklace and/or squiggle bracelet by the MCM jeweler, Martin Lasak who studied jewelry making under Joseph Skinger in New England.

The collar measures about 16" around and has an opening of 2 1/2". The central part measures 2 1/4" across and 2 1/4" high. Marked Sterling Lasak. Has a snake head at one end and the rattle at the other. Lightly hammered and flattened at the turns of the squiggle...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1425214 (stock #JJ3689)
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$145.00
A brutalist, hand wrought, modernist sterling silver pendant in a design resembling a boulder.

Measures about 2 3/4" long including the bale and 3/4" at the widest. Large bale so will accommodate a thick chain or neck ring. Can be worn with the hook from the bale facing the front or back.

Has some scuffs and a little tarnish. Adds to the brutalist nature of the piece so not sure if some of it is original.

Fine quality, heavy, solid piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1425169 (stock #JJ3377)
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$145.00
A modernist sterling silver ring with a brutalist dome design from Sweden.

Measures a between 5 1/2 and 6, but could be resized without affecting the hallmark.

Marked Sweden and 925S.

Has a little tarnish.

Quality piece, heavy for size. Fine modernist design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1424858 (stock #JJ3815)
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$275.00
A vintage modernist sterling silver collar by Elis Kauppi for Kupittaan Kulti Oy, Turku Finland. Made from one curved thick sterling wire. Has two central orbs with a gold wash.

Measures about 13" around with an opening of 2 1/2". The central design measures 1 1/8" across and 5/8" high. This neck ring can be adjusted a little.

Marked with the Anvil, 925S and Finland on the wire. Has some very minor surface scratches...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1424679 (stock #JJ3822)
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$245.00
A vintage hammered sterling silver necklace from the American Studio Modernist jeweler, John Lewis.

Great hammered texture. The intertwined rings are graduated in size. Measures 22" long and 1 1 /4" at the widest. Hook closure holds securely. Marked Sterling and with the crossed JL mark of the artist.

Very nice condition, has some minor scratches and darkened patina. Nice hand wrought feel. Haven't seen this exact design before.

Classic John Lewis.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1424649 (stock #JJ3790)
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$140.00
A vintage sterling silver and copper modernist hand wrought ring.

Made from thick sterling with a triangular layer of copper connected by silver studs. The surfaces have are textured. Currently a size 7 1/2, but has an open back so it is somewhat adjustable.

Has a signature and what looks like 925 but difficult to read. Could be worn with the point facing up or down.

Fine quality.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1424626 (stock #JJ3421)
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$165.00
A wonderful sterling silver neck ring with a central oxidized design, almost looks like a stylized cross.

Neck ring is approximately 16" around. Hard to measure due to the curvature of the links. Hook closure holds securely. Substantial weight, 62Gr. Great condition with some minor scratches and a little tarnish.

Lays nicely on the collar bone. Fine work.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1424513 (stock #JJ3821)
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$475.00
A vintage MCM large sterling silver sun brooch or pendant by the Talleres Monasticos Monks who signed their work EMAUS.

This stylized sun measures 4 1/4" high and 4 1/4" across. Has a large bale so can be worn on a thick chain or neck ring collar. Also has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. There is a little pitting on the pin part.

Marked EMAUS 925 and Eagle #3 on the bale. There are also some initials that we can't read...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1940 item #1424432 (stock #JJ3761)
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An Arts and Crafts sterling silver brooch in the shape of a dragonfly by Madeleine Turner, a NYC jeweler who worked for Georg Jensen, USA.

Measures approximately 3 1/8" across and 3" long. Marked 'An Original MTurner' Hand Wrought Sterling and number 151. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely.

Fine condition, warm patina. Has a little tarnish and minor surface scratches. There is a tiny bit of roughness at the pointed end...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1424281 (stock #C1532)
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$150.00
A vintage MCM plaque by the Talleres Monasticos Monks who signed their work EMAUS.

This stylized cross is sterling silver with what looks like brass and copper on a block of dark stained wood. Measures 4 7/8" square and 1" thick. Has a cut out in the back to hang it. Has the EMAUS 925 sterling plaque with Eagle #217 on the back. Has tarnish and a little wear to the corners.

Classic mid century modernist design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1424141 (stock #JJ361231415)
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$395.00
A collection of four pair of hand made modernist sterling earrings with various stones by the NYC jeweler, Max Nass. May be purchased individually or in any combination.

JJ3615 Long teardrops with red beads. Measure 2" long including the screw backs. $125.

JJ3613 Curved dangles with coral colored beads. Measure 2" long with the screw backs. $125.

JJ3612 Fish shaped dangles with black beads. Measure 2" long with the screw backs. $125...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1423736 (stock #JJ3616)
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$160.00
A fine, modernist sterling silver ring by the California studio jeweler, Gerald Stinn, (1937-2019).

Has an abstract three dimensional design on the front.

Measures about a size 7. Marked Stinn Sterling. In very nice condition. His pieces were sold to major museums and are on permanent display at the Smithsonian Museum in D.C.

Quality piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1423562 (stock #JJ3813)
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$750.00
A stunning modernist sterling silver choker necklace by the designer Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co. NY. Made up of two curved thick wires connecting with stylized hooks at each end. We've seen this referred to as the Bone Necklace.

Measures about 15" around. Probably better for a more slender neck. Hook closures hold securely. Marked Peretti Sterling and Tiffany & Co.at the end of the smaller hook. Partial stamp is hard to read...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1423301 (stock #JJ3441)
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$150.00
A organic, sterling silver brutalist ring signed for the studio artisan Dewitt.

Measures about a size 7.5, but can be resized without affecting the hallmark because it is on the back of the front section.

Heavy and substantial. Fine condition with some minor scratches and a little tarnish.

Interesting example of modernist organic design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1423152 (stock #JJ3812)
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$145.00
A vintage large sterling silver and enamel Mid Century Modernist brooch in a geometric design. Made from thick sterling wire and greenish-blue enamel. There are thin wires in the enamel for an interesting effect.

Measures 2 3/8" across and 2 1/4" high. Can be worn with the longer edge up or sideways. Could even be worn as a pendant with a converter. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds securely. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish.

Fine craftsmanship. Unsigned. ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1423042 (stock #JJ3750)
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$1,100.00
An important, rare modernist brooch by the renowned New York City African American jeweler, Art Smith. Made from Sterling Silver with a bezel set chrysoprase stone in a streamlined mid century modern design.

Measures 3 3/4" long and 1 1/8" at the widest. Marked with the 'Art Smith' script signature and Sterling. Has a secure rollover clasp. In fine condition with minor surface scratches and a little tarnish.

A wonderful example of Mid Century Modernist design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1422712 (stock #JJ3563)
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$525.00
A vintage three dimensional pendant in sterling silver designed by Jose Luis Flores of Taxco, Mexico depicting a stylized figure kissing a nude breast. Flores also worked with Hector Aguilar, Miguel Garcia Martinez and Emma.

Measures 4 3/4" long including the large bale and 2 1/2" across. Marked on the back 925, Mexico JLF, and Taxco. Have also seen this with the additional Miguel hallmark in script. Heavy and substantial. Has some tarnish. Pre Eagle.

Wild Picasso-esque design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1422625 (stock #JJ3723)
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$165.00
A vintage Tundra brooch in sterling silver by Frank & Regine Juhls of Norway.

Measures 2" across and 1 5/8"high. Has a bezel set carnelian stone. Marked Juhls 925SS . Rollover clasp holds securely. Has just a little tarnish.

Fine example of Norway's modernist design.