A charming, old fashioned silver and gilt (inside) round box enameled with an ivory background and a central bouquet of pink roses concentrically encircled by faint lavender colored rose motifs which continue all around the sides. This beautiful box measures 4 inches round and 1 1/4 inches tall.
Only the French would come up with such a fanciful clip that can be used in so many ways. Perhaps a decadent money clip? Perhaps a sturdy clip brooch for a jacket or sweater? You decide. However you use it, it is a beautiful 18 karat yellow gold clip set with dreamy moonstones and lapis lazuli. Fren...(more)
Beautify your bob with this ravishing and regal rarity. Five ornate, repousse golden plumes, each dotted with an old mine-cut diamond, crowns a translucent, butterscotch colored, double-tined hair comb. The base of the ornament is adorned with classic Victorian Etruscan Revival granulation. Somethin...(more)
In addition to making a stunningly stylish necklace pendant, restaurant menus and opera programs suddenly become clearer with this charming, late-Edwardian/early-Art Deco, double-sided lorgnette expertly hand crafted and hand engraved in platinum with .65 carat of glittering diamonds. The better to ...(more)
This ravishing polychromatic rarity has a remarkable pedigree, according to the hallmark (a shield shape cartouche with keys and a papal hat) it hails from a part of mid-nineteenth century Italy which was, until 1870, under papal rule. The central panels of this extraordinary and functional adornmen...(more)
More fun than a Swiss Army knife - all the accoutrements needed to run the household of your manor or chateau - circa 1860. Suspended from an ornate rose gold fleur-de-lys pin are: an ornately covered lorgnette, a gold-topped perfumer, a gold button hook, a gold-covered pocket knife and a very rare ...(more)
Just in case you need to stitch up your fancy frock whilst on the run, this traveling 18K yellow gold sewing kit is just for you. Your chauffeur or handmaiden should always keep this handy in the glove compartment of your Rolls or Bentley. Complete with scissors, needle, needle case, thimble and awl...(more)
A handsome and splendidly decorated watch chain from Victorian England, with ornate interlocking bars connected by faceted links embossed with a Greek key motif. Expertly crafted in rosy-yellow 9 karat gold, with swivel and T bar, measures 14 3/4 inches long by 7/16 inch.
Dress up your tresses with this extra charming Victorian hair comb ornately rendered in 22K yellow gold and dotted with diamonds, rubies and sapphires. This baroque beauty is engraved on the reverse: Rachel Tweatman 1888. 4 1/2 inch by 2 1/2 inch.
A marvelous, large-scale sterling silver watch chain from late 19th century England, with classic Industrial Revolution ornamental style, and long enough to be worn as a stunning necklace as well. Superb! With English hallmarks, 24" long by 7/8' wide
A colorful and artsy round container, circa 1920s, perhaps formerly a compact, adorned on top with a splendid Art Deco floral design rendered in blue, green, yellow, red, lavender and ivory enamel. The reverse shimmers with a radiating engine engraved design. Sterling silver, 2 3/8 inches by just sh...(more)
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.