Catalogue: Jewelry: Estate (241)


Native American Turquoise Bracelet: Circa 1950   $625   

Navajo bracelet with 15 beautifully colored, natural turquoise stones. The center medallion is 1 3/4" tall. Inner diameter is 2 1/4" with an opening of 1 1/4" (adjustable). Last thumbnail photo shows that the wrist cuff has been (poorly) re-soldered to the center medallion. It was not beautifully done but it is certainly secure. It does not show on the front of the bracelet. Made no later than 1950's.      
  
Native American Turquoise Bracelet: Circa 1950
Large Silver Hoop Earrings with Amethyst Discs; Circa 1950
  Large Silver Hoop Earrings with Amethyst Discs; Circa 1950   $245

Bold and unusual silver earrings of large circles within which are cut out circles. They are topped with amethysts, the size of which looks as though they are from the cut out circle. The setting and type of amethyst as well as the overall design of the earring are reminiscent of the work of William Spratling.The earrings are certainly artist made but not signed other than sterling. The circles measure 1 3/8" in diameter. The earrings are 1 3/4" in length including the amethyst. Backs are hinged... Click for details

Silver and Onyx Thumbprint Bracelet   $775  

This Thumbprint bracelet may be by silver master Antonio Pineda. It is a variation of his traditional all silver Thumb bprint bracelet. I have not seen one like this in which the silver links alternate with onyx. The ambiguity has to do with the mark. The circular mark under the clasp looks as though it is one that often accompanies Antonio's crown but I cannot say with 100% certainty.The tall push clasp with a wide circle is certainly one used by Antonio. Regardless of whether it is by... Click for details
Silver and Onyx Thumbprint Bracelet
Emilia Castillo Wood and Silver Box
  Emilia Castillo Wood and Silver Box   $735

This unusual wood and silver box by Emilia Castillo is one of her early pieces, done when she signed her work with both Mimi and Los Castillo. It measures 8 1/2" wide x 6 1/2" deep and 2 1/8" tall including the bracket feet. A bird on a branch surrounded by heart shaped leaves is painted in pure silver on ceramic. The box is richly colored ebony. It is in excellent condition; made circa 1990.

Los Castillo Mixed Metals Fish Pin: Circa 1950   $295  

This mixed metals (aka metales casados or married metals) fish brooch is done with the technique made famous by Los Castillo. It measures 2 1/8" from head to tail and 2 3/8" from the top to bottom of the fins. Hallmark dates from 1948 - 1960. Very good condition.
Los Castillo Mixed Metals Fish Pin: Circa 1950
Sterling Silver Sailboats Cufflinks: Circa 1950
  Sterling Silver Sailboats Cufflinks: Circa 1950   $375

Charming sterling silver cufflinks for the male or female sailor. They cleverly convey the boats and water while reducing them to their most basic elements. The boat and water are applied on an oxidized ground. Measurements are 15/16" square. Made of sterling silver; circa 1950.

Tiffany Gold and Enamel Bracelet: Circa 1960's   $7,200  

Tiffany 18 karat gold bracelet with undulating bands of blue and green enamel. The bracelet is intricately made and a substantial weight. Measurements are 7 1/4" wearable length and 7/16" wide. It has a nice clasp with two safety catches.
Tiffany Gold and Enamel Bracelet: Circa 1960's
Lisa Jenks Sterling Silver Bracelet: Circa 1980's
  Lisa Jenks Sterling Silver Bracelet: Circa 1980's   $625

Classic Lisa Jenks bracelet combining links and chain. Different designs on the links make it completely reversible for two bracelets in one. The central links are 7/16" wide. Wearable length is 7 1/2" including nice toggle clasp. Excellent condition; made 1980's.

William Spratling Covered Serving Dish   $3,400  

This elegant covered serving dish by silver master William Spratling is as rare as it is beautiful. The hallmarks are from the 1940's; condition is excellent. Measurements are 11 1/2" wide to the end of handles; 2 1/4" tall and 7" deep. Hand hammer marks are evident on the inside while smooth on the outside.
William Spratling Covered Serving Dish
William Spratling Silver and Wood Ladle: Circa 1940's
  William Spratling Silver and Wood Ladle: Circa 1940's   $975

Elegant silver ladle with an ebony handle by silver master, William Spratling. The inside of the bowl shows the hand hammer marks. It measures 3 1/2" wide to the pouring lip. The handle is 10" long. Excellent condition; 1940's hallmark.

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