Catalogue: Jewelry: Estate (242)


Tiffany Retro Gold Brooch with Rubies and Diamonds   $3,200   

This scrolling gold, diamond and ruby brooch by Tiffany is the epitome of Retro design. Two draped lengthwise loops of gold give the appearance of fabric. Scrolling across the front is a gracefully curved band of gold on which are nine graduated size rubies and a curl of diamonds. The back has a double pin stem. The Tiffany France mark is tiny and difficult to photograph but evident in real life. Made in the 1940's; 14 karat gold. The brooch is 1 1/2" wide and 2 1/2" long. Condition is... Click for details      
  
Tiffany Retro Gold Brooch with Rubies and Diamonds
Enamel Buckle Bracelet: Circa 1960
  Enamel Buckle Bracelet: Circa 1960   $350

Well made silver and enamel Buckle Bracelet that can be adjusted to two different sizes. The smaller has a diameter of 2 9/16" and the larger is 2 15/16". It would likely fit a man or woman. The bracelet is 3/8" tall; enamel is dark brown and in excellent condition. The keeper hooks over the buckle. The bracelet is hinged on the back. Maker's marks are not decipherable. Made 1960's.

Los Castillo Sterling and Amethyst Pendant/ Brooch   $285  

This early Los Castillo piece is both a brooch and a pendant. The construction allows it to be worn in several ways. The bail can be folded over in the back or temporarily removed. The piece measures 1 1/4" x 1 3/4" (without the bail). Sitting in the concave bed is a cabochon amethyst measuring 1/2" x 3/4". It is held in place by four artfully designed prongs. The pendant was made in the 1950's; condition is excellent.... Click for details
Los Castillo Sterling and Amethyst Pendant/ Brooch
Patricia Von Musulin Wood and Silver Pear Shaped Earrings
  Patricia Von Musulin Wood and Silver Pear Shaped Earrings   $975

This commanding pair of wood earrings with tiny sterling silver dots are made by New York designer, Patricia Von Musulin. Von Musulin is known for her bold, sculptural designs in a variety of materials that include sterling silver; plexiglass; stones and wood. Von Musulin's work is in the permanent collections of several museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Boston Museum of Fine Art and the National Museum of American History at the the Smithsonian Institution. Clip backs to... Click for details

William Spratling Hand Hammered Four Lobe Bowl   $1,200  

Exquisite hand hammered sterling silver bowl by silver master, William Spratling. The bowl has an unusual elongated shape with four lobes. The outside has a smooth finish and the inside intentionally shows the hand hammering marks. The footed bowl is 2 3/4 inches tall; 6 1/8" long and 5 1/8" wide. It has been professionally polished and is in excellent condition. The bowl weighs 261 grams. The bottom bears Spratling's marks dating to the 1940's. William Spratling is well known as the father of... Click for details
William Spratling Hand Hammered Four Lobe Bowl
Sterling Ring and Earrings by Minas
  Sterling Ring and Earrings by Minas   $735.00

This large size sterling silver ring and earring set was made by Minas (Minas Spiridis), Greek jeweler since the 1970's. His work is characterized by fluid, streamlined designs. Minas died in April, 2020 at the age of 82. The diagonal stripe design is sterling and what I believe to be a gold wash. The ring is 1 3/16 inches in length and 13/16" in width. It is size 6 1/2 and can easily be sized up or down. Condition is excellent. Price is $435. The earrings are 1 1/4" long and 7/8" wide. Clip... Click for details

William Spratling Sterling and Wood Duck Master Salt   $725  

True, William Spratling favored themes that included duck bills and frequently combined wood with his silver designs. Never have I seen, though, this particular combination in which three duck bills form the ornamental base of a master salt. The piece is 2 1/4 inches tall. The silver bowl has a diameter of 3 1/2 inches including the rim. Condition is excellent. Hallmark dates from 1933 - 1939. This is useful for change and small jewelry as well as a table fixture.
William Spratling Sterling and Wood Duck Master Salt
William Spratling Sterling Silver Butterfly Brooch; Circa 1940's
  William Spratling Sterling Silver Butterfly Brooch; Circa 1940's   $975

This sterling silver Butterfly brooch was one of Spratling's early, very popular designs. The streamlined form very effectively conveys the detailed body of the butterfly. The silver is adorned with two cabochon amethysts. The brooch measures 2 1/2 inches at its widest and 2 1/8 inches in length. It weighs 40 grams and is in excellent condition. The hallmark dates to the 1940's. William Spratling was well known as the leader of the mid 20th century design movement in Mexican silver. Many... Click for details

Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver Feather Brooches   $595  

It's most interesting to see two interpretations of this silver feather brooch done by Antonio Pineda over a 15 year period. The example on the left, which seems the simpler of the two, is actually the later example. It has Antonio's mark used from 1953 until his death in 2009. The brooch measures 3 3/4" wide x 1 1/4" tall. It has two scrolls and is in excellent condition. The three scroll brooch on the right is signed Tono. It measures 4 5/8" wide a 1 1/4" tall. It is totally three dimensional... Click for details
Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver Feather Brooches
Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver and Moonstone Pendant Necklace
  Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver and Moonstone Pendant Necklace   $2,800

Most unusual sterling silver and moonstone pendant by Antonio Pineda. This very rare form consists of a graceful pendant with two oval moonstones strung on a velvet cord terminating with two silver balls. The pendant measures 3 3/16" wide x 2 1/2" tall. The velvet cord is 27" long and can be tied at any length. This most unusual necklace can be worn as something either sporty or elegant. Antonio Pineda was one of the leaders of Mexican silver design in the mid 20th century. Books have been... Click for details

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