Catalogue: Jewelry: Estate (236)


Los Castillo Carved Ducks   $595   

Two carved ducks from the workshop of Los Castillo, Mexican silver designers. The atelier included a wood shop as wood was somtimes incorporated with metal jewelry and hollow ware. These ducks were made especially for the home of Antonio Castillo who was the last surviving brother to carry on the workshop. Made probably 1970's and were purchased directly from his collection. Large duck measures 19" long and 10" tall. Unknown woods are heavy weight.      
  
Los Castillo Carved Ducks
Silver and Enamel Modernist Necklace
  Silver and Enamel Modernist Necklace   $345

Most unusual Modernist sterling silver and enamel handmade necklace. Enamel is a rich shade of cobalt blue. Measures 31 1/4" long; excellent condition. Artist signed AR.

Fred Davis Silver Pillboxes   $250  

Four pillboxes by early Mexican silver designer, Fred Davis. Three have turquoise stones and one is amethyst. Made circa 1930's. Large box SOLD Each smaller one is 3/4" x 1". Amethyst box in center is SOLD. All are in excellent condition.
Fred Davis Silver Pillboxes
Robert Lee Morris Silver Necklace
  Robert Lee Morris Silver Necklace   $595

Sterling silver necklace by New York designer, Robert Lee Morris. Morris was one of the first designers to present jewelry as wearable art in the 1970's. Chain measures 17" in length . Each oval dangle is 5/8" long. Excellent condition; probably from the 1980's.

Silver Plated French Pillboxes   Sold  

Silver plated pillboxes from France, each with a different theme. Three are horse related, one has a sailor and one a hound. Each design is three dimensional. Boxes measure 1 1/4" in diameter and 3/4 - 7/8" tall.
Silver Plated French Pillboxes
Hubert Harmon Brass Earrings
  Hubert Harmon Brass Earrings   $275

Brass earrings by Hubert Harmon representing two of his most iconic motifs. Harmon worked in brass as well as silver. He often incorporated Sputnik-like designs as in these domed earrings with balls. They measure 1" in diameter. The Fish earrings are 2 1/4" long. Both in excellent condition; circa 1950.

Silver, Copper and Turquoise Necklace   $875  

Unusual mixed metals necklace of sterling silver, copper and another silver colored metal that I am not sure of. Inset in each link are oval and tear drop shaped turquoise stones. Certainly artist made but unsigned, other than the Sterling label. Circa 1950; measures approximately 17 1/2" long. Each link is 1 3/8" long and 11/16" wide. Excellent condition.
Silver, Copper and Turquoise Necklace
Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver Bracelet
  Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver Bracelet   $1,650

Strong, simple design sterling silver bracelet by Antonio Pineda. Heavy weight; made of 970 silver, higher purity than sterling. Equally suitable for a male or female. Measures 7/8" wide and 7 3/4" in outer circumference. Circa 1960; some surface scratches but otherwise excellent condition.

Ippolita Eighteen Karat Gold Bangle Bracelets   Sold  

Stunning hand hammered eighteen karat gold bangle bracelets by well known designer Ippolita. Larger one is 2 3/8" inner diameter and 1" wide. Smaller one is 2 9/16" inner diameter and 1/2" wide. Both are in pristine condition. They are still in production and retail for $9750. and $6000.
Ippolita Eighteen Karat Gold Bangle Bracelets
Sigi Pineda Boomerang Brooch with Amethyst
  Sigi Pineda Boomerang Brooch with Amethyst   $250

This Boomerang pin is one of Sigi Pineda's iconic designs. Has nice, clear amethyst. Made circa 1950. Measures 2 1/2" x 1 1/4; can be worn in any direction.

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