Pair of early 20th century Chinese Export sterling silver candlesticks made by Hung Chong. The candlesticks are entwined with repousse-work dragons, and are stamped with two marks: "HC" enclosed in a rectangle indicating Hung Chong; and the Shanghai guarantee mark. They each measure 7.25 inches tall and are in excellent condition.
Antique English 19thc serving fork with sterling handle,measures 8 inches long. Signed sterling on handle epns made in England on back of fork. Excellent condition. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Vintage Italian sterling silver pie wedge server c1900, signed sterling on handle and Italian on silver plated blade. Measures 11.5 inches long. Excellent condition. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Philander Begay signed sterling silver and turquoise Native American Indian belt buckle in excellent condition. Signed on the back. Measures 2.5 by 3.75 inches. Philander has showcased his work at the renowned Santa Fe Indian Market, winning the 2007 Artists' Choice Peer Award for Exceptional Innovative Work in Any Media. He has won blue ribbons and many other awards of recognition at Indian Market and other forums. In 2010, Philander received a Best of Division award at the Heard Indian Market with a unique concha belt. Philander Begay is from Tuba City, Arizona, born to the Red Running into Water Clan and born for the Tobacco People Clan. Married to wife Shana’baa with five children. He cites Charles Loloma, Preston Monongye, and Jesse Monongya as his influences.
Darryl Begay signed sterling silver and turquoise Native American Indian pendant in excellent condition. Measures 3.5 inches high by 1 and 5/8 inches at top. Signed on the back. Darryl has created his own niche in the Native American art world. His unique style of jewelry, is rich in Navajo culture and hand-made with skills that are his own. Combining the tufa casting technique with lapidary inlay and fabrication, his jewelry has become sought after world wide. He learned tufa casting from his uncle Bobby Begay; his mentor, Raymond C. Yazzie, taught Darryl how to inlay stones. He creates one masterpiece at a time using only top grade materials. His knowledge of turquoise is excellent; he learned from some of the best in the business.