Catalogue: Jewelry: Estate (232)


William Spratling Wood and Silver Dish   $795   

Most unusual wood and sterling dish by silver master, William Spratling. It is hand carved from a dark wood (likely ebony or rosewood) with sterling dots and dashes. Measurements are 8 inches long x 4 1/2 inches at its widest. It is 1 1/4 inches deep. The bowl and silver might benefit from oiling and polishing but I leave that to the next owner. It is in excellent condition. The hallmark dates from 1956 - 1962.      
  
William Spratling Wood and Silver Dish
Tiffany Sterling Silver Atlas Slide Buckle
  Tiffany Sterling Silver Atlas Slide Buckle   $675.00

Tiffany sterling silver ribbed slide belt buckle that is no longer in production. This is in like new condition in the original Tiffany box and case. It measures 2 inches wide and 1 1/8" tall. It fits a one inch wide belt.

Pug Dogs Sterling Silver Salt and Pepper Shakers   $495  

Finely detailed sterling silver salt and pepper shakers of pug dogs wearing collars. They measure 2 inches tall and weigh a substantial 91 grams. In addition to being marked Sterling, they have maker's marks on the bottom with which I am not familiar. They are visible in thumbnail photo.
Pug Dogs Sterling Silver Salt and Pepper Shakers
William Spratling Sterling Silver Belt Buckle
  William Spratling Sterling Silver Belt Buckle   $450

Sterling silver belt buckle by silver master, William Spratling. It is equally suitable for a man or woman. The buckle is 2 1/4 inches x 1 inch. It requires a 3/4 inch wide strap. The belt has Spratling's 1940's hallmark and is in excellent condition.

Tane Sterling Silver and Gold Vermeil Bracelet   $795.00  

Very stylish and unusual bracelet by Tane, Mexico's answer to the elegant work of Tiffany. The bracelet has hinged links that create an oval over which are elongated triangles of gold vermeil. The links are 3/4" wide; the bracelet is 7 1/4" long and weighs a hefty 99 grams. It has been professionally polished and is in excellent condition. Made circa 1980.
Tane Sterling Silver and Gold Vermeil Bracelet
Los Castillo Sterling Silver Necklace
  Los Castillo Sterling Silver Necklace   $450

Graceful sterling silver necklace made by Los Castillo. The curved links are hinged on the back to allow it to move easily and be comfortable to wear. The length measures 15 inches. Links are 3/4 inch wide. Hallmark dates from 1948 - 1960. Condition is excellent. Some might want it polished (which can easily be done) but I prefer to leave some patina.

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. Maker's mark and date are visible in last thumbnail photo along inside rim. Dated 1996.
Kieselstein Cord Sterling Silver Earrings
Tane Silver Band Ring
  Tane Silver Band Ring   Sold

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
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

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