Catalogue: Jewelry: Estate (231)


Kieselstein Cord Sterling Silver Earrings   $585   

Stylish sterling silver earrings by Barry Kieselstein Cord. They measure 7/8" to a side and are wonderfully three dimensional as the interior square is raised about 1/8". Backs are clips and posts. The posts can easily be removed to be worn as clips. Difficult to photograph maker's mark and date as they are in tiny letters along inside rim. Dated 1996.      
  
Kieselstein Cord Sterling Silver Earrings
Tane Silver Band Ring
  Tane Silver Band Ring   $315.00

Beautifully made wide silver band ring by Tane, Mexico's equivalent of Tiffany. The ring is made of interlocking ovals that combine to create a wonderful woven effect. The ring is size 6. It cannot be sized. It is 9/16" wide and weighs a substantial 18 grams.

Tane Sterling Silver and Brass Choker Necklace   $495  

Sterling silver choker necklace by Tane, Mexico's highest end jeweler. The necklace consists of multiple sterling silver wires around which are wrapped brass wires. Oddly, but as an indication of their fine work, the safety clasp is 18 karat gold. The necklace is 17 inches in length. Made circa 1980; excellent condition.
Tane Sterling Silver and Brass Choker Necklace
Tane Silver Choker Necklace
  Tane Silver Choker Necklace   Sold

This striking, unusual necklace by Tane consists of 17 square links of horn framed in sterling silver. There is a silver ball in the center of each of the horn plaques. They are 3/4" to a side. The necklace weighs a hefty 235 grams. It is 16 3/4 " in length. The safety clasp is gold. The necklace comes in Tane's presentation case. Tane is Mexico's version of Tiffany. They are known for their exquisitely designed and crafted silver hollow ware and jewelry as well as jewelry of gold.

William Spratling Silver and Azure Malachite Cross Pendant   Sold  

This quadruple sterling silver cross with azure malachite is a rare piece of the work of silver master, William Spratling. It is totally reversible with the beautifully colored green stones showing on both sides. The cross measures 4 3/8 inches in length including the bail. It is 2 1/2 inches in width. The piece weighs a substantial 63 grams. It is marked with the Spratling de Mexico in a circle mark that he used from 1949 - 1952. The shape of the silver made it difficult to get a total strike... Click for details
William Spratling Silver and Azure Malachite Cross Pendant
Fred Davis Silver and Amethyst Necklace
  Fred Davis Silver and Amethyst Necklace   $2,250

Frederick Davis (1880 - 1961), while not the household name of William Spratling, actually preceded him in terms of bringing Mexican design to the fore. Davis worked in Mexico City designing for more than 20 years for Sanborn's, the department store where tourists, among other things, could purchase jewelry and antiques. This necklace consists of seven slightly convex triangles with an oval cabochon amethyst set in each. The stones are richly colored. The triangles are one inch long. Between... Click for details

Tane Sterling Silver and Gold Vermeil Earrings   $295  

Tane is Mexico's answer to Tiffany's fine jewelry. They have been in business for more than 70 years. Both pairs of these Tane earrings combine wonderfully textured sterling silver with smooth gold vermeil. They have posts for pierced ears. The top pair measures one inch to a side. The round pair is 7/8" in diameter. Both are in excellent condition; made circa 1990.
Tane Sterling Silver and Gold Vermeil Earrings
Matl (Matilde Poulat) Silver Bracelet with Amethyst and Turquoise
  Matl (Matilde Poulat) Silver Bracelet with Amethyst and Turquoise   Sold

Mexico City jeweler Matilde Poulat worked under the name Matl. She is known for her ornate use of stones, particularly amethyst and turquoise, combined with curvilinear silver elements. This bracelet measures 7 1/2 inches in wearable length. It is one inch wide.The hallmark dates it to about 1950. Matl's work has been shown in numerous museum exhibits and is in the permanent collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The bracelet is a perfect companion to her necklace listed as item... Click for details

Matilde Poulat (Matl) Silver Necklace with Amethyst and Turquoise   Sold  

This ornate necklace is typical of the Baroque style of the late Mexican designer Matilde Poulat who worked under the name Matl. She is known for her elaborate use of amethyst and turquoise with scrolled silver designs. This fine example was made in the 1940's - 50's. The necklace has a wearable length of approximately 18 inches. It is difficult to measure precisely because of the natural curve of the piece. A companion bracelet is offered as item 1392957. Matl's work has been exhibited in... Click for details
Matilde Poulat (Matl) Silver Necklace with Amethyst and Turquoise
Hector Aguilar Silver and Wood Flatware Set
  Hector Aguilar Silver and Wood Flatware Set   Sold

This stunning flatware set by Mexican designer, Hector Aguilar, is made of sterling silver and rosewood. The 28 pieces consist of: 4 dinner knives; 4 dinner forks; 4 dessert forks; 4 soup spoons; 4 butter knives and 8 teaspoons. All are in excellent condition. The pieces have two different Aguilar marks shown in thumbnail photos. The set dates to the 1950's.

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