Catalogue: Jewelry (265)

William Spratling Sterling Ranch Pitcher   $4,800   

This bulbous, elegant pitcher by William Spratling is known as his Ranch design. It combines a sterling silver body with an ebony handle. The outside is smooth with hand hammer marks wonderfully evident on the inside. Measurements are 6 1/2" tall and 9" across including the handle. Hallmark dates to the 1940's; excellent condition.      
William Spratling Sterling Ranch Pitcher
Hector Aguilar Oversize Sterling Silver Bracelet
  Hector Aguilar Oversize Sterling Silver Bracelet   $2,650

Usually, Aguilar made this bracelet with links about half the size of this imposing piece. In this unusual example, the concave links are 13/16" tall and the three balls are 1 1/4" tall. It is made of 940 silver and has a hallmark dating from 1940 - 1948. Closure is with a pin clasp. There are a few dings to the balls but the large links are in excellent condition.

Silver and Copper Necklace with Rose Quartz   $750  

Handmade silver and copper box links necklace interspersed with balls of rose quartz. Designed by Violante Ulrich in Mexico. Violante's father purchased the Spratling ranch after Spratling's death. She grew up surrounded by the designs and craftsman of the Mexican silver master. The necklace measures 27" wearable length. Links are 5/16" wide.
Silver and Copper Necklace with Rose Quartz
Pair of Matl Silver and Jewel Picture Frames
  Pair of Matl Silver and Jewel Picture Frames   $875

Pair of sterling silver picture frames by Mexican designer, Matilde Poulat who worked under the name of Matl. The frames are set with faceted amethyst and cabochon turquoise stones. They measure 3 1/4" tall and 2 1/4" wide. They are without glass inserts. I leave whether or not to polish to the purchaser as some may find the oxidation preferable. Made circa 1950; excellent condition.

Seaman Schepps Gold Ring   $3,900  

Heavy weight ribbed gold ring by Seaman Schepps. Measures 11/16" tall in front and 3/8" in back. Can be sized by able jeweler; size 5. Excellent condition; weighs 25 grams.
Seaman Schepps Gold Ring
William Spratling Sterling Tea Strainer
  William Spratling Sterling Tea Strainer   $675

Elegant sterling silver tea strainer by silver master, William Spratling. The openings make a lovely overall design interspersed with four stars. Excellent condition. Measures 4 13/16" long and 2 1/16" wide. Hallmark dates to the 1940's.

Hector Aguilar Braided Silver Cuff Bracelet   $2,200  

Strong design to this braided cuff bracelet by silver master, Hector Aguilar. The bracelet is 940 silver, higher quality than the sterling standard. Each end has a series of five circles. Hallmark dates between 1948 and 1962. The cuff is 7/8" wide. Size can be adjusted to fit a man or woman with virtually any size wrist.
Hector Aguilar Braided Silver Cuff Bracelet
Braided Beads necklace: Circa 1950
  Braided Beads necklace: Circa 1950   $165

Colorful beaded necklace in which four strands are woven into a braid. Each color is made of eight strands that are tightly woven together. The necklace is 2" in circumference and 16 1/2" in length.

Tane Sterling and Gold Vermeil Necklace   $385  

Sterling silver and gold vermeil choker necklace by Tane, the jeweler known as Mexico's equivalent of Tiffany. Measures 16 7/8" long. Links are 1/4" wide. Probably made in the 1970's. Has one small nick; all else in excellent condition.
Tane Sterling and Gold Vermeil Necklace
Agnes Seebass Silver Necklace
  Agnes Seebass Silver Necklace   $395.00

This pendant necklace is an unusual design for jeweler, Agnes Seebass. Fine silver wires are intricately woven and inset in a sterling frame. The design is simultaneously strong and delicate. The pendant is hung on a steel cable that is also delicate in width but strong as steel. The pendant measures 1 11/16" wide and 1 5/8" tall.

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