Petit Navajo Stamped Sterling Silver Ashtray

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Jeweler Unknown
  • Category: Silver Objects
  • Origin: Diné of the Navajo Nation
  • Medium: sterling silver
  • Size: 2-1/2” x 1-5/8”
  • Item # C4281.40
  • Price: $220.00

This is a small Navajo sterling silver ashtray with precise stamped designs.  The four-part design in the bowl is comprised of semicircles and triangles, each surrounded by very fine parallel lines.  Around the rim of the bowl is a series of connected circles, each arched by a rainbow of rectangular bars. The two cigarette holders were elaborately stamped with small silver dots and parallel lines.  The bowl is supported on three half silver balls.


Condition: this Petit Navajo Stamped Sterling Silver Ashtray is in very good condition

Provenance: from the extensive collection of a client from Washington, D.C.

Recommended Reading:

Masterworks and Eccentricities: The Druckman Collection

- Navajo and Pueblo Jewelry and Metalwork 1880-1950 by Robert Bauver

Relative Links: Diné of the Navajo NationSouthwest Indian Jewelry: Silver Objects

 

Jeweler Unknown
  • Category: Silver Objects
  • Origin: Diné of the Navajo Nation
  • Medium: sterling silver
  • Size: 2-1/2” x 1-5/8”
  • Item # C4281.40
  • Price: $220.00

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