1920's Sterling and Blue Gem Turquoise Pill Box

Artist Unknown

1920's Sterling and Blue Gem Turquoise Pill Box , Odd but Great by Artist Unknown
  • Navajo pill box
Savvy Price $250.00
Gallery Price $325.00
Title
1920's Sterling and Blue Gem Turquoise Pill Box
Artist
Artist Unknown
Medium
Sterling silver from ingot sheet, natural Blue Gem turquoise
Troy ounces
.70 troy ounces
Size
2 9/32" length X 1 3/8" width X 3/8" height
Date of creation
1920's
Condition
Excellent
Turquoise
Natural Blue Gem
Provenance
CB 101
Gram weight
21.8 grams
About The 1920's Sterling and Blue Gem Turquoise Pill Box

Sterling silver ingot was hand-mill rolled into sheet and drawn into wire for the fabrication of this neatly designed little box.  The "corners" are smoothly rounded.  The pillow-domed lid is beautifully decorated with hand cut stamping and a single oval, Blue Gem mine, natural turquoise is bezel set in its center.  Wire and sheet tubing form the long lid hinge at the back.  Every piece is perfectly fitted.

Perfect little box.  Feels good in the hand and travels well in a purse or valise.  Oh, yes!  And so very pleasing to just look upon !

About Artist Unknown

"Unknown artist" is appropriate when a work of art is unsigned and a supported opinion about who made it is not available (on Savvy Collector).. "Attributed to" precedes the name of an artist when information suggests that it likely was made by that artist (on Savvy Collector).

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Cultures

American Indian, Navajo, Hopi

Medium

Odd but Great

Subject

Keywords

Sterling pill box, Navajo pill box