Catalogue: Jewelry: Estate (239)


Margot de Taxco Silver and Enamel Necklace   Sold   

Delicate sterling silver with enamel necklace by Margot de Taxco. The design incorporates a Mayan motif which Margot often adapted to her jewelry. Necklace measures 15 1/2" long and 5/16" wide. Enamel is in excellent condition. Made circa 1950.      
  
Margot de Taxco Silver and Enamel Necklace
Modernist Silver and Enamel Pendant
  Modernist Silver and Enamel Pendant   $295

Unusual abstract Modernist pendant done in enamel on silver. The gold has wonderful variations, some of which are combined with the greens. Signed Denmark BN. Pendant measures 2" in diameter; silver chain is 25" long. Comes in original box. The silver can be polished but I prefer some patina and left that up to the purchaser.

William Spratling Petate Brooch   $1,400  

Large, imposing Petate Brooch by Mexican silver master, William Spratling. Measures 2 7/8" wide x 2 1/2" tall. Easily worn by a man or woman. Hallmark dates 1940 - 1946.
William Spratling Petate Brooch
Los Castillo Carved Ducks
  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.

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.
Silver and Enamel Modernist Necklace
Fred Davis Silver Pillboxes
  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.

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.
Robert Lee Morris Silver Necklace
Silver Plated French Pillboxes
  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.

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.
Hubert Harmon Brass Earrings
Silver, Copper and Turquoise Necklace
  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.

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