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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1349454 (stock #JJ2379)
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A modernist sterling silver ring by noted mid century jeweler, Sam Kramer, in a layered amoeba shape with a taxidermy eye. Measures about a 6 3/4 - 7. Face of ring measures 1" long and 7/8" across. Marked with Sam Kramer's mushroom mark twice and sterling. Has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish. Heavy sterling. Great MCM design. Sam Kramer's taxidermy designs are highly collectible and rare.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1418990 (stock #JJ3699)
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$195.00
A sterling silver modernist brooch by Helen Scheier Adelman, (1909-1999), American Mid Century jeweler. This brooch depicts two antelope in thick polished sterling with a darker bumpy surface enamel background.

Measures 1 3/8" tall and 1 1/8" at the widest. Signed Adelman and Sterling on the back. Nice contrast between the darkened rough and shiny layers. Rollover clasp holds securely. Has some minor surface scratches.

Classic Adelman design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1465355 (stock #JJ1552/4412)
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A pair of vintage sterling silver brooches by the American modernist jeweler, Ronald Hayes Pearson. May purchase individually or as a pair.

The larger first brooch, which looks like a stylized abstract bird measures about 3" long and 1" across. Signed Pearson, Sterling and with a stylized 'P'. Heavy sterling silver, weighs 20 gr.

The second brooch also reminds us of a stylized bird, but is more streamlined. This brooch measures 2 3/4" long and 1 3/8" at the widest. Weighs 17 gr. Marke...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1351655 (stock #JJ2219)
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$225.00
A brutalist, modernist sterling silver pendant by the Swedish jeweler, Isaac Cohen. Marked on the bale with ICO for the maker, another mark that is hard to read, and V9 for 1971. Measures about 2 1/2" long including the bale and 1 1/4" wide. Large bale so will accommodate a thick chain or neck ring. Fine condition, quality piece.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1403420 (stock #JJ3562)
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$495.00
A vintage three dimensional pendant in sterling silver designed by Jose Luis Flores of Taxco, Mexico depicting a stylized nude woman. Flores also worked with Hector Aguilar, Miguel Garcia Martinez and Emma.

Measures 4 1/8" long including the large bale and 2 1/8" 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 #1349808 (stock #JJ2409)
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$465.00
An amazing modernist large sterling silver pendant with a 28" chain by Jens Peter Clausen Gudjonsson of Iceland. Signed JENS Handmade Iceland and 925S. Pendant measures about 3 5/8" long and 3" across at the widest. Thick sterling. Really stands out! Great example of Scandinavian modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1464327 (stock #JJ4386)
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$275.00
A well crafted, hand wrought curved link necklace with a central pendant in sterling silver by Cape Cod gold and silversmith, Ross Coppelman. Marked Coppelman and Sterling. This is one of his early pieces before he starting working with gold and precious gems.

The lightly hammered necklace measures about 18" around, hard to get an exact measurement due to the shape and curvature of the links. There is a smaller version of the central pendant at the back by the secure double hook clasps. ...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1960 item #1053388
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$295.00
A Fine Painting by the Mid Century Texas Architect and Artist, M. Arthur Kotch (1926-1997). Well known as an architect in Houston, Kotch exhibited his art at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, The Witte in San Antonio and the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. This watercolor measures about 14 1/2" by 19 1/2" frame opening, overall frame about 18 1/2" by 23 1/2". Label on back for Wellhausen's Pictures and Frames 1112 Capital Ave. Houston Texas Phone Fairfax 4493. Great Mid Century Modern Look, signed...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1468363 (stock #JJ4514)
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$150.00
A vintage hand made long pendant necklace in an abstract design reminiscent of strung seashells in sterling and brass. Signed behind each of the the 'seashells' with a tiny 925, .45 and a Saguaro cactus hallmark. The bottom dangles are just marked 925. We have been unable to identify the artist.

The central pendant is a large sterling clam shell with 13 smaller dangling ones ending in hammered brass circles. Lots of movement.

The necklace measures about 22" around. The pendant meas...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1345331 (stock #JJ2371)
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$395.00
A rare sterling silver and caged raw purple stone brooch by noted jeweler, Arthur King. Probably amethyst. Marked on the back, Sterling King. Measures 2 1/8" across and 2 1/8" tall. There is a light gold wash on the silver. Has a rolling safety clasp that holds tightly. There is a small area on the edge of the stone that is a little rough, may be original. Classic Arthur King design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1484934 (stock #JJ4802)
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$625.00
A silver pendant necklace or brooch with a large fused glass on clay jewel by noted modernist jeweler, Elsa Freund, (1912-2001). Beautiful, rich sparkling blue colored Elsaramic jewel.

Measures about 2 1/2" across and 1 1/2" high. Three dimensional. Signed Elsa on the back.

Has a rollover closure on the back that fastens securely. Also shown suspended from a black silky cord. Could be worn on a chain or neck ring with the addition of a bale. Has a little tarnish.

A special...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #1306385 (stock #JJ1757)
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$165.00
A vintage, modernist sterling silver ring designed by Pentti Sarpaneva for Turun Hopea Oy of Finland. Design measures 1 3/8" long and 1" across. Ring measures about a 4.5 now. Marked with the intertwined TH for Turun Hopea, Crown mark for Finland, 830H for silver standard, Town Mark for Turku and date code which looks like L7 for 1964. Nice weight and condition. Great design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1980 item #1461464 (stock #JJ4280)
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$150.00
A sterling silver bracelet from Taxco in a modernist design. Made up of twelve hinged concave links in the style of Antonio Pineda.

Marked Santos, Taxco, 925 for sterling and Eagle #3.

Measures 7" around and 3/4" wide.

Has a tongue and box closure which snaps securely.

Has some tarnish and minor nicks and scratches. Weighs 46 Gr.

Fine work.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1338052 (stock #JJ2204)
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$250.00
A vintage modernist sterling silver heavy brooch consisting of three intertwined circles by noted Mid Century jeweler, Bill Tendler. Measures 2 1/8" across. Marked TENDLER Sterling. Has a rollover clasp that holds securely. Nice contrast of dark and light and thick and thin sterling. Well crafted, quality piece.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1309955 (stock #JJ1881)
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$225.00
A very well crafted pair of sterling silver earrings and matching pendant, each with a prong set rose quartz stone. We especially like how the prongs are formed from folding pieces of the main parts. Pendant measures 2 1/2" long and 1 3/4" across. Would look nice on a chain or neck ring. Screw back earrings measure 1 3/8" high and 1 1/8" across. Screw backs are marked T2 and Sterling. They hold securely. Very nice condition, warm patina. Great modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1960 item #1489619 (stock #JJ4954)
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$295.00
A pair of vintage sterling silver earrings by Hans Hansen, Denmark are available. They have a hammered streamlined design.

They measure 1 1/8" in diameter. They sit about 1/2" high. These earrings are each marked HaH, Denmark and 925S. The clips hold securely.

Have a warm patina. Lightly hammered. There are a few very small nicks to the edges but they are not really noticeable because they are on the sides. Weigh 20 gr.

Have not found another example of this design. Fine work.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1980 item #1462590 (stock #JJ4336)
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$275.00
A fine, hand wrought sterling silver necklace in the style of the Mid Century Modernist artisans like Henry Steig, Ed Wiener and Ronald Pearson.

Made up of five lightly hammered angled links with three large central 'stars'.

Measures about 16 1/2" long with the stars measuring 1 3/4" wide. Spring closure holds securely. The link along the back is connected on each side by spring clasps so it can be easily removed if you chose to wear the necklace as a choker.

Marked Sterling on...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1970 item #1465320 (stock #JJ4441/1567)
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A choice of 2 vintage three dimensional hand made sterling silver brooches, each with a pearl accent by Modernist Jeweler, Russell Secrest. May be purchased individually or as a pair.

The first ribbon like brooch, which measures 1 5/8" across and 1 3/8" high, has thick curled silver with a central large baroque pearl. It has some tarnish; there is a very tiny area of darkening at the top edge.

The second brooch measures 1 1/2" in diameter and 2" high, and has a raised silver pattern o...