Catalogue: Jewelry: Estate (249)


Native American Brooch with Turquoise   $265   

Beautiful Native American (probably Navajo) sunburst type brooch. Interesting sawtooth bezels and a lovely combination of natural turquoise stones. Measures 2 1/8" in diameter; made circa 1950. Excellent condition.      
  
Native American Brooch with Turquoise
Margot de Taxco Silver and Enamel Necklace
  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.

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.
Modernist Silver and Enamel Pendant
William Spratling Petate Brooch
  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.

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.

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