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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1383624 (stock #JJ3008)
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$225.00
A vintage hand wrought brooch of lightly hammered sterling silver with a pearl bead by MCM studio jeweler, Toni Catanzaro. Looks like an abstract bird. Measures 2 1/2" across and 1 3/4" high. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Marked Toni Catanzaro on the back. You can see the light hammering on the flattened surfaces. Has some tarnish and light surface scratches. Fine example of her work.
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 : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1380831 (stock #JJ2707)
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$125.00
A modernist sterling silver brooch by Johannan Peter who with surrealist Jean Arp and Marcel Janco was one of the artisans that started the Ein-Hod Artist Colony in Israel in 1953.

Two layers of sterling, the bottom has a beveled edge on two sides. The top is a three dimensional flower with leaves.

Marked Made in Israel, ST, 925, 'PH'. Earlier style 'C' clasp which holds securely. Has some minor surface scratches and tarnish. Measures 1 1/2" square.

Fine hand made piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1415179 (stock #JJ3724)
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$1,600.00
A modernist sterling silver cuff bracelet by the noted NYC jeweler, Ed Wiener.

Measures approximately 5" around with an opening of 1 1/4". Measures about 3/4" at the widest. Signed ED WIENER STERLING. Has some minor tarnish and surface scratches. Heavy and substantial.

Fine example of Mid Century Modernist studio jewelry. Looks great on, hugs the wrist.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1306122 (stock #JJ1763)
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$145.00
A modernist sterling silver pendant with a large green striped agate. Made to hook on to a neck ring or chain.

Marked with 925 S and the mark for Asbjorn Birkelund, a silversmith from Oslo, Norway active in the 1960s.

Measures 2 1/2" long including the bale and 1 7/8" across.

In fine condition.

Birkelund was an apprentice to J. Tostrup, a well regarded Silversmith in Norway. Great mid century style.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1446531 (stock #JJ3862)
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$165.00
A modernist 830 silver ring with a brutalist design from Sweden. Has 5 square shaped cut outs and contrasting textures across the top. The top is a raised disk that sits on 2 arms and measures 7/8" across.

Currently measures size 7, but is adjustable.

Marked with the three crowns national mark, 830 for the silver content and S for the silver standard.

Has minor tarnish. There are two tiny cut marks on the back of the shank.

Quality piece. Fine modernist design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1452510 (stock #JJ4120)
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$375.00
A modernist brooch with a prong set amethyst frog on a stylized sterling silver leaf by noted Mexican silversmith, Carmen Beckmann. The leaf has raised veins contrasting with a smooth surface.

This piece is marked Sterling Beckmann and Mexico on the back.

It measures 3" long and 2" at the widest. Has an rollover safety clasp that holds securely.

This brooch is well constructed with layers of sterling. Love the three dimensional quality of the frog. Amethyst is in fine condition...

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 : Latin American : Pre 1970 item #1411197 (stock #JJ3553)
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$345.00
A vintage modernist silver necklace with three large charms suspended from a rectangular bar by the master sculptor and artist from Ecuador, Oswaldo Guayasamin.

The central pendant measures 4" across with the charms hanging 2". The chain measures 20" long and slides over the head. The center charm is marked with the stylized Guayasamin on the back. The charms are heavy and solid. Fine condition. There are minor scratches to the rectangular bar.

Interesting piece.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1980 item #1361851 (stock #JJ2681)
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$295.00
A modernist sterling silver ring #A112 by Georg Jensen, designed by Vivianna Torun Bulow Hube. Measures 7.25. Has a highly polished surface. Marked Georg Jensen in a dotted oval, 925 S Denmark and style #A112. In very nice condition with minor nicks and scratches. Great modernist design.
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 : 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.

JJ3614 Long modernist dangles with blue b...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1429907 (stock #JJ3310/3859)
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$495.00
A vintage sterling silver and pearl hand wrought choker necklace and matching bracelet by the California Modernist, Esther Lewittes. May be purchased individually or as a set.

Necklace measures 14 1/2" long but hard to measure exactly due to the curvature of the links. Probably closer to 15". An extender could be added to the back if necessary. Signed Lewittes Sterling. Has a hook closure that holds securely.

The matching bracelet measures 7" long and a secure spring clasp. Also marked L...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1202968 (stock #JJ950)
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$225.00
An iconic pair of sterling silver earrings by Frank Miraglia, based on a famous Ed Wiener design. Originally based on a photograph of the well known modernist dancer and choreographer, Martha Graham.

Earrings measure 1" tall and 3/4" across. Signed F. Miraglia N.Y. Sterling. Screw part is also signed Sterling. Screw backs work fine and hold tightly. Have a minor amount of tarnish.

Famous design!

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1358655 (stock #JJ2671)
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$245.00
A pair of Taxco, Mexico Sterling Silver earrings with Bronze central domes by William Spratling. These earrings were in the 1945 catalog.

Measure 1 1/4" across. Marked on the back of each screw back with the conjoined WS and Spratling Made in Mexico.

Screw backs hold securely. Have some tarnish, dings and minor scratches.

Great design. Pre Eagle.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1387573 (stock #JJ3272)
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$375.00
A modernist cast sterling silver pendant in a 'pitchfork' design by noted Mid Century silversmith Christian Schmidt, (1926-1974). Signed with his stylized 'S' hallmark and Sterling. Measures 2 3/8" long and 7/8" across. Three dimensional curved design. Interesting contrast of dark textured patina on the sides and polished surfaces on the top. Would look great on either an neck ring or chain.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1950 item #1430626 (stock #JJ3861)
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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.

Rollover clasp holds s...

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.