Catalogue: Jewelry: Estate (232)

Silver Box by William G. Matteo: Circa 1950   $1,275   

Sterling silver box by master William G. Matteo (1895 - 1980). Examples of DeMatteo's work are in the collections of the Dallas Museum of Art and the Houston Museum of Fine Arts. For a time, DeMatteo produced much of the hollowware for Georg Jensen, whose influence can be clearly seen in the graceful lily atop this box. The box is a streamlined form with a tailored molding across the top. Measurements are 5 3/16" wide; 3 1/2 " deep and 1 1/16" tall. A removable cedar insert is included. The... Click for details      
Silver Box by William G. Matteo: Circa 1950
Tiffany Silver and Enamel Earrings: Circa 1980's
  Tiffany Silver and Enamel Earrings: Circa 1980's   $695

Melon shaped earrings by Tiffany with silver slices alternating with black enamel. The earrings measure 5/8" in diameter. Backs are posts and clips. Sold with original Tiffany suede pouch. Made circa 1980's; excellent condition.

Sam Kramer Silver Earrings with Moonstones: Circa 1950   $725  

Sterling silver with moonstone earrings by iconic Greenwich Village Modernist jeweler, Sam Kramer. Kramer (1913 - 1964) was best known for his biomorphic designed silver jewelry, often incorporating gem stones as well as offbeat materials such as taxidermist eyes. The earrings have screwbacks. They measure 3/4" wide and 1 1/4" tall. Condition is... Click for details
Sam Kramer Silver Earrings with Moonstones: Circa 1950
Los Castillo Metal Sconces:Circa 1940; Mexico
  Los Castillo Metal Sconces:Circa 1940; Mexico   $2,200

Unique pair of metal sconces by Los Castillo. The background is intentionally blackened to highlight the celestial design . The sconces measure 9 3/4 inches tall and 6 3/4 inches wide. To the best of my knowledge, they are a unique pair, perhaps custom made. 1939 - 1945 hallmark; condition is excellent.

Moroccan Berber Bead Necklace   $585  

Stunning colorful Berber necklace from Morocco made of a variety of beads. The large center ball is enamel. It is surrounded by three strands of coral as well as glass and silver beads. The necklace measures 20 inches in length.
Moroccan Berber Bead Necklace
William Spratling Silver Flatware Set
  William Spratling Silver Flatware Set   $14,500

Sterling silver flatware set by William Spratling. The set is service for six with 39 pieces that include the following: 6 dinner forks 6 large soup spoons 6 tea spoons 6 dessert spoons 6 butter knives (with wood handles) 6 dinner knives (one with serrated edge and stainless blade) 1 serving spoon 1 ladle (wood handle) 1 relish spoon (wood handle) The wood handled pieces are stamped with Spratling's 1940's mark while the all silver pieces are stamped with marks from both the 1940's... Click for details

Judith Ripka Gold Heart Pendants   $1,075  

Two 18 karat gold heart pendants by Judith Ripka. The heart on the left measures 1 1/4 inches in length including the loop and 7/8" in width. The body has a soft satin finish. A cabochon ruby is at the top of the heart. Price is $1075. The heart on the right is centered with three diamonds. It measures 15/16" in length including the loop. The loop is hinged to accommodate a variety of sizes of clasps for the hanging chain. Price is $550.
Judith Ripka Gold Heart Pendants
Modernist Silver Face Cufflinks
  Modernist Silver Face Cufflinks   $195

Highly stylized Modernist sterling silver cufflinks depicting three dimensional faces. The cufflinks measure 5/16" x 9/16". They are in excellent condition. Marked 925 for sterling silver; made in Mexico.

TANE Sterling Silver and Wood Cufflinks   $295  

Double wood ball cufflinks by Tiffany, Mexico's answer to Tiffany. The balls are of different sizes with the larger measuring approximately 12 mm. The cufflinks are 1 3/8 inches in diameter.The wood is probably ebony. Silver half domes emerge from both balls. Double bands of silver are on the inside of each ball. Made circa 1980's. Excellent condition.
TANE Sterling Silver and Wood Cufflinks
William Spratling Sterling Silver Shot Glasses
  William Spratling Sterling Silver Shot Glasses   $295

Two sterling silver shot glasses by silver master, William Spratling. The cup on the left has the streamlined hand motif that he used on some of his jewelry designs. It weighs 43 grams and is 1 3/4" tall. The cup on the left is adorned with a band around the bottom. it weighs 56 grams and is 1 13/16" in height. Both are in excellent condition and have his 1940's hallmark. They are priced at $295. each.

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