This showy early 20th Century Continental cigarette case is heavily hand engraved with a floral arabesque motif. Though this slim-profile case was originally intended to hold cigarettes, the case would also accommodate custom-made business cards. Measures approximately: 3.25 X 2.5 inches.
A rare and collectible accessory from Cartier, London in its original fitted box. Engraved on the inside "June 1935" along with the original owner's illegible initials, this pocket-size notepad still has its original paper with gilt edges. The pencil has suffered a few dents through the years but th...(more)
A truly delightful powder necessaire with gorgeous repousse work and machine engraving. Quintessential Edwardian design abounds on this spectacular seed pearl tasseled keepsake with a delicate mesh wrist band.
Delightful and in superb condition. The compact measures 3 1/4 inches long by 1 3/4 inch w...(more)
Fully engraved 3" square box. The lid is pierced and engraved with a foliate pattern bezel set with thirteen oval orangy citrines and twelve bezel set round amethysts. The back is engraved with a central urn exploding with foliate/floral engraving.
At 15 inches in length, this classic Victorian pocket watch chain, comprised of novel, pretzel-like links, makes for a lovely 14K rosy-yellow gold necklace culminating in a 1 3/5 inch T-bar. A pair of typical swivel-claps seal the deal.
This is a very unusual, Victorian handcarved intaglio Ceylon sapphire fob, depicting the profile of a classic warrior. The ornate fob was designed in silver over gold and contains four old mine-cut diamonds and thirty-six rose-cut diamonds.
18 karat yellow gold, late 19th century belt buckle, depicting a snake coiled around the upper portion of the buckle. The head of the serpent is set with an oval cabochon sapphire, flanked on either side with a single-cut diamond. Each of the snakes eyes are set with a rose-cut diamond. French hall...(more)
Victorian 14K yellow gold match safe with beautiful scrolling foliate motif border and engraved initials set with one old mine cut diamond (.45 carat, H-I color, SI2 clarity). lovely bloomed acid finish patina with an elaborate Victorian (thus illegible) monogram on the reverse. This match safe meas...(more)
Circa 1880s fanciful and exquisite 18 karat yellow gold parasol handle covered in a floral motif artfully set with rubies, emeralds and diamonds. The base of the handle has a hidden compartment with a tiny round mirror that was probably originally a powder compact. Absolutely divine! Parasol not inc...(more)
A unique and delightful miniature change purse in the shape of a horseshoe. One side is bordered with bright and lively calibre cut sapphires punctuated with groupings of rose-cut diamonds, and the reverse and top are engraved with elegant fan shape designs. This exceptional collectible includes a h...(more)
Fabulous 18K yellow gold ladies Art Deco era black enameled compact with geometric gold inlay details and a central jadeite, coral and rose cut diamond floral motif. The compact opens to reveal a mirror, lipstick case and compartment for rouge and measures 2 long by 3 wide and 1/2 thick. With French...(more)
An enchanting, double-sided covered lorgnette displaying a sensuous pansy flower and stem with a single twinkling diamond on one side. A charming vintage 26 inch vintage chain (with a two inch bottom extension) is included. The lorgnette measures 5 inches by 1 1/4 inch. Pristine condition, Circa 190...(more)