Catalogue: Jewelry: Estate (232)


Hector Aguilar Silver and Wood Flatware Set   $8,500   

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.      
  
Hector Aguilar Silver and Wood Flatware Set
Betty Cooke Mabe Pearl Gold Ring
  Betty Cooke Mabe Pearl Gold Ring   $1,800

Mabe pearl and gold asymmetrical ring by modernist designer, Betty Cooke. The ring has a gray mabe pearl with mauve undertones that measures 17.3 mm in diameter. The pearl is set off center with an open, adjustable shank. The ring is size 7 but can easily be modified.

Ronald Hayes Pearson Gold Biomorphic Brooch with Turquoise   $1,675  

Ronald Hayes Pearson (1924 -96) is considered one of this country's most influential figures in metalsmithing. He regarded precious metals as plastic substances to be stretched or elongated into simple, elegant forms. This 14 karat gold brooch with a turquoise stone clearly reflects that philosophy. The gold is twisted to two different planes . The brooch measures 2 inches wide x 1 3/16 inches tall, although it can be worn in any direction.
Ronald Hayes Pearson Gold Biomorphic Brooch with Turquoise
Ed Wiener Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet: Circa 1950
  Ed Wiener Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet: Circa 1950   Sold

Sterling silver cuff bracelet by New York modernist designer, Ed Wiener (1918 - 1991). This bracelet embodies the classic features of Wiener's work - emphasis on both positive and negative space, also described as attention to volume and void. At its widest, the bracelet is 1 1/2 inches from front to back. The inner diameter is 2 5/16 inches with an opening of 1 1/2 inches. The size can be adjusted. Condition is excellent; made circa 1950. This bracelet is from the estate of Rudy Vallee,... Click for details

Zuni Petit Point Turquoise Cuff Bracelet   $1,275  

Dramatic woman's ceremonial Zuni cuff bracelet. It is made with round and pear shaped natural turquoise. The face of the cuff measures 3 1/2 inches from top to bottom. The inner diameter is 2 3/8 inches with an opening of 1 1/16". The stones are in excellent condition. Made circa 1950.
Zuni Petit Point Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
Matl (Matilde Poulat) Sterling Brooch
  Matl (Matilde Poulat) Sterling Brooch   $425

Sterling silver brooch by Matilde Poulat who worked under the name Matl. In it, she utilized her three favorite stones of amethyst; turquoise and coral. Several of the turquoise stones have cracks but are intact. Measurements are 1 3/4 inches in height and width. Made circa 1950's.

Angela Cummings Sterling Silver Scribble Brooch   $595  

Freeform scribble brooch of sterling silver made by famed American designer, Angela Cummings. The brooch is dated 1987. It measures 2 inches wide and 1 3/4 inches tall. The silver squiggles are intertwined with space between them giving dimensionality to the brooch.
Angela Cummings Sterling Silver Scribble Brooch
Navajo Silver and Turquoise Hair Barrette
  Navajo Silver and Turquoise Hair Barrette   $285

This silver and turquoise Navajo hair barrette is unusually large. It measures 4 1/2 inches wide and 3/4 inch deep. The nine oval turquoise stones are embellished with silver balls and hand stamping. It is signed on the back Jo. Dates to the 1950's,

Angela Cummings Silver Necklace,Bracelet and Earrings   $2,800  

Angela Cummings silver ribbon necklace; bracelet and earrings. The necklace is cleverly made of 13 panels of varying sizes so it flows gracefully around the neck and is very comfortable to wear. It is 17 1/2 inches long and weighs 212 grams. The panels are 13/16 inch wide. The cuff bracelet has an inside diameter of 2 1/2 inches with an opening 1 7/16" wide. It fits a medium wrist but can easily be adjusted in size. It weighs 90 grams. The earrings are clip backs that can be converted to... Click for details
Angela Cummings Silver Necklace,Bracelet and Earrings
Sterling Silver Jungle Animal Sculptures
  Sterling Silver Jungle Animal Sculptures   $875

Five sterling silver jungle animal sculptures that are well textured and detailed. Largest of the group is the elephant that measures 2 5/16" tall and 4 1/4" from tail to trunk. He may have been done by a different maker than the rest of the group as he is considerably heavier and does not have a maker's mark as the others do (although it is undecipherable). The animals are not in proportion to their actual size in that the bird is larger than the hippo. The bird has a fish in its mouth. All... Click for details

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