SILVER BROOCHES INCL CHINESE & MEXICAN, GROUP OF 3 Silver brooches, group of three comprising two Chinese silver brooches with figural motifs, both marked on reverse "China Silver," the third a Taxco Mexico silver pinwheel form brooch with alternating inlay. Largest: 2.375" diameter. Approx: 1.36 ozt.
COLLECTION ESTATE 800-STERLING PINS & CUFF LINKS(lot) Estate 800, sterling and silver jewelry group, Nouveau to Modernist, including: (1) 800 silver pin, hallmark as pictured, modeled as a pair of open mouthed snakes ready to strike, protecting a faceted amethyst, approx 1.25"h, 1.5"w; (1) fish pin, abalone eye, executed in silver (unmarked, content unknown), 1.5"l; (1) Pisces pendant, hallmarked Guad Mex Sterling 925, approx 1 3/8"diam; (1) modernist JFC marked spider pin, silver (content unknown), approx 1/25"l; (pair) sterling (marked) cuff links, central blue opalescent cabochons; 45.4 grams (inclusive of all metal and material) *Provenance: The family of Alfred A. King (Texas, 1916-2006) great-grandson of Captain Richard King, founder of the now 825,000 acre Texas King Ranch.*
(LOT) NATIVE AMERICAN SILVER PIN, RING, EARRINGS(lot) Native American silver jewelry, including: (1) sand cast brooch, silver content unknown, with center red coral cabochon, approx 1 5/8"h, 1.75"w, (1) ring, silver content unknown, with cluster of seven serrated bezel-set red coral cabochons, approx size 7.5-7.75, (pair) sterling silver earrings, stamped thunderbird with small turquoise stone, three hanging feathers, approx 1.25"h, (pair) turquoise and red coral earrings, silver content unknown, lacking backs, approx 0.75"h; 27.9 grams total (inclusive of all materials)
JEWELRY. GROUPING OF GOLD AND SILVER BROOCHES. Including a continental gold washed silver brooch with central colored gem and pearl accented bug - stamped with an unidentifiable pictorial purity mark; a 14kt yellow gold bar pin with central colored gem accent bug; a 9kt yellow gold horn brooch with central silver topped rose cut diamond and colored gem accented fox head; and a 10kt yellow gold bar pin with an off centered colored gem and diamond accented horseshoe. Total approx weight of the (3) gold pins is 5.9 dwt (gross), Total approx. weight of the silver pin is 0.14 troy oz (gross). From a Great Neck, NY estate. Dimensions: fox pin measures approx. 37mm in width. Condition: Good, with light surface scratches and minor dings/dents. No definitive statement is being made as to whether colored gems are natural, synthetic or treated. No definitive statement is being made as to whether pearls are natural, cultured or treated.
LARGE GROUP OF SHOE FORM SNUFF BOXES AND SHOE FORM OBJECTSComprising:
A painted tole box
A faux tortoise lacquer box
Two black lacquer boxes
Two stained wood box
A wood box with nail decoration
Two pewter boxes
A Limoges porcelain box
Five porcelain models of shoes
A faience model of a shoe
A pair of porcelain shoes
Two ceramic pen holders
Two silver pin cushions
A tiny pen knife
The largest 4 in. long, (22 pcs).
Minor wear, some with losses. One box lacking cover. One pin cushion with detached cushion which is very worn.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.
LARGE GROUP OF SHOE FORM SNUFF BOXES AND SHOE FORM OBJECTSComprising:
Two wood boxes
Five wood boxes with nail designs
A box with bone inlay
A black lacquer box with inlay
A pewter box
A wood box monogrammed 'HAH'
A horn boot cup
A wood boot cup
A pair of brass models of a ladies boots
A brass shoe form bank
A silver pin cushion
A glazed pottery pen holder
A wood child's shoe model
An iron child's shoe model
The largest 5 1/4 in. long, (20 pcs).
Each with wear and some with losses. One wood box lacking cover. One brass shoe detached from baseNot withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.
JEWELRY. ASSORTED GROUPING STERLING AND SILVER Jewelry. Including a pair of US Army/Air Force Arial Gunner sterling wings - stamped, "Sterling"; a Henning Koppel for Georg Jensen Amoeba sterling brooch - stamped, "Sterling Denmark 322 George Jensen; a sterling bracelet with applied 14kt yellow gold applied stations with archaic symbols; a sterling open work bracelet with carved cinnabar? - stamped, "S925"; a sterling modernist shooting star brooch stamped, "Sterling"; a sterling hair comb with an open work foliate design - stamped, "Sterling; a damaged carved quartz primitive head suspended from a leather cord with a sterling toggle clasp - stamped "925"; a Mexican sterling bracelet - stamped, "Mexico 925"; a Mexican sterling bug brooch with brass wings - stasmped, "Sterling"; a sterling dragon fly brooch - stamped, "925"; an Italian Coppini S.R.I. .800 silver open work brooch - stamped, "800 Coppini S.R.I." with an Italian national mark; a signed sterling bug pendant with an illegible maker's mark; an .800 silver oblong brooch with a central goat - stamped, "800"; a .950 silver brooch of a monkey; a sterling brooch of a lizard; a sterling brooch of a spider; a sterling brooch of a bird; a sterling gold washed brooch of a hand with faux gem accents; pair of Mexican sterling ear clips; pair of Mexican sterling ear clips with faux turquoise inserts; a sterling brooch with central bezel set polished stone cabochon; a silver pin depicting an archaic dog?; a Mexican sterling butterfly brooch; a sterling eagle brooch with exceptional plumage; a silver brooch depicting a building with scroll work; a silver conch brooch; a gold washed silver brooch of a lizard; a silver open work floral brooch; a silver bead necklace with a polished stone pendant; a silver anatomically correct stick figure brooch; a silver dinosaur brooch; a silver lizard brooch; a silver rocket ship brooch; a silver lizard brooch; a silver cross; a silver ring; and a silver bird brooch. total approx. weight of all items is 15.59 troy oz (gross) excluding quartz? head. From a Manhattan, NY estate. Dimensions: Jensen brooch measures approx. 45 mm w x 37.5 mm h. Condition: Good, with light surface scratches and minor dings/dents.
SILVER. ASSORTED GROUPING OF STERLING AND ENGLISH Silver Hollowware and Flatware. Including a set of (12) Dutch silver flat handle butter spreaders with silver blades - stamped with a pictorial purity mark; a sterling 5.5" dish executed in the repousse style - stamped, "Sterling"; a Danish Orla Vagn Mogensen Blossom ladle - stamped, "O.Mogensen Sterling Denmark 35"; pair of English Silver tastevins with a city mark of Birmingham, maker's mark of Harrison Brothers & Howson Lt, and a date stamp of 1996; (6) assorted sterling book marks; (4) English silver assorted tea caddy scoops; a silver pierced spoon; pair of .800 silver tongs with drunken putti - stamped, "800"; pair of French silver hollow handle manches a cotelettes with stainless holders; an English silver mounted glass box; a monogramed sterling petite tray; pair of cast silver tongs; a monogrammed silver vesta case; an engraved sterling childs rake; a monogrammed sterling pierced olive spoon; an engraved silver spoon with a foliate shaped bowl; pair of silver salt spoons; a silver pin case; and an engraved sterling vesta case. Total approx. weight of all silver items is 26.31 troy oz (gross) excluding all items with non silver components. From a Great neck, NY estate. Dimensions: Foliate leaf spoon measures approx. 7" in length. Condition: Good, with light surface scratches and minor dings/dents.
CHINESE HAT WITH SILVER PINSChinese Hat with Silver Pins, embroidered with roosters Dimensions: Approximately: 7 x 8 x 7 in. (17.8 x 20.3 x 17.8 cm.) Provenance: Property from the Estate of Gordon F. Taylor, an employee of the San Francisco Opera for over 40 years Condition:
EDWARD VII STERLING SILVER PIN BOX, 1903 H. Mathews Edward VII period Art Nouveau sterling silver pin box, and with marks for sterling, Birmingham, and 1903 struck to lip of lid and interior flange, of shaped triangular form with reticulated lid centering a cartouche, above conforming straight sides on four shaped feet. Weight: 3.66 ozt.; 2" H x 4" W x 2.5" D.
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