A talented golden bear forever pedals his unicycle atop a virgin (uncarved that is) agate seal. The ultimate trained seal! Rare, whimsical and wonderful. 1 1/4 inch by 7/8 inch.
Squirrel away your little helpers in this beautifully made and wonderfully whimsical sterling silver and gilt acorn pill box by the illustrious Tiffany and Company. 1 3/4 inches high by 7/8 inch diameter, signed STERLING TIFFANY & CO. on the inside of the cap.
A charming, highly stylized miniature amphora adorned with textured machine engraving and white and blue enamel serves as a wearable perfumer (or kept in your purse) with a decorative cabochon sapphire cap. 1920s-30s. Marked 'Aleman' (Germany) on loop. 1 and 3/4 inches not including the chain.
Now that those groovy silk neckerchiefs (scarves) from the seventies are finally back in fashion, secure yours with this fabulous 18 karat gold and diamond griffin. The .15 carat European-cut diamond is set in platinum. 1 1/4 inches long.
From pre-Soviet Imperial Russia, this folding miniature altar pendant, crafted in .84 silver, unfolds to reveal a colorful enamel triptych centering on the Virgin and Child guarded left and right by vigilant archangels. Closed: 1 1/2 inches high by 1 1/4 inches wide; open: 2 3/8 inches wide.
An exotic nubile beauty is decked out in almost full regalia in this surreal Art Deco compact crafted in silver, metal and colorful enamel. 1920s. 2 and 3/8 inches diameter.
The top of this nineteenth-century clamshell-shaped silver box is inlaid with translucent rust and white colored banded agate. Perfect for your pills and/or snuff. 2 3/8 inches by 1 3/4 inches.
A striking and sizable, double-sided, early-twentieth century covered lorgnette decoratively pierced in gleaming 14 karat rosy-yellow gold with neoclassical floral design motifs. This elegant and useful (for the over-40 crowd) adornment is miraculously unengraved (monogram-wise) and measures an ampl...(more)
A fabulous work of jewelry art, a la Buccelati, for your purse or vitrine. This magnificent circular compact is handcrafted in four colors of 18 karat gold: green, rose, white and yellow. The tree design is wrapped in a flowing diamond bow and is blossoming with ten luscious cabochon ruby fruits. Wo...(more)
A whimsical vintage scarf ring in sterling from Tiffany & Co. This friendly viper will hold your scarf stylishly around your neck. A wonderful Tiffany vintage treasure.
Scarves are coming back and this is just the thing! A lascivious Satyr fronts a ring of grapevine leaves in this very cool and unusual hinged Art Nouveau clip artfully rendered in gleaming, and weighty, 18 karat gold - circa 1900.
This sparkling, rare and enchanting hair adornment hails back to the turn-of-the-twentieth century - circa 1900. Elegantly hand fabricated in platinum with delicate openwork and milgraining,, this beautiful barrette centers on a shimmering natural button pearl, closely embraced on each side with a b...(more)