A sleek and streamline spring-loaded lorgnette, circa 1930, sparkling with a row of four European-cut diamonds on one side and a shimmering engine engraved herringbone pattern in white gold on the reverse. 3-3/4 inches by 1-3/4 inches.
Here is one of the finest Victorian period covered gold lorgnettes we've come across. Both sides are adorned with a combination of superlative hand engraving and engine engraving displaying graceful neo-classical design motifs. One side is engraved with fanciful initials. A true Victorian beauty. 5 ...(more)
A cool and artsy three-tine hair comb with a sleek geometrically designed 14 karat yellow gold and tiny rose-cut diamond ornament. Circa 1890-1910, with a soft velvety patina. We think the comb portion is made from animal horn. 4 3/8 inches by 11/16 inch.
A pair of double-sided cufflinks and three matching shirt studs (or vest buttons) crafted in platinum over yellow gold, each with a bezel-set diamond piercing a shimmering root beer-colored mother-of-pearl plaque with peacock colored highlights. Accompanied in its original fitted box from Juergens &...(more)
One of the coolest decorative fobs we've seen in sometime. A fantastic spiderweb turquoise specimen with rich copper color matrix is presented at the bottom of a sizable and highly ornamented fob. The fob is suspended from a black grosgrain ribbon (frayed at one end) embellished with a beautiful mat...(more)
This vibrant, early twentieth century Japanese silver cigarette case depicts a scene from the floating world of the Tokugawa era (1615-1867). A geisha, in full kimono, pauses contemplatively over a bridge. The backside of the cigarette case reveals the object of her gaze: a lush river valley. The de...(more)
This heavy-weight 14 karat yellow gold antique watch chain is 15 3/4 inches long and is decorated with geometric, "industrial revolution" era links and is finished with a T-bar and 14 karat gold filled swivel clasp.
This lorgnette is designed using characteristically Art Nouveau elements. Its sinuous whiplashing flora is graceful at every turn and meanders over the lorgnette. It is constructed in richly colored silver gilt opening to reveal the most useful of accessories. Circa 1895.
A simple 9 karat rose gold reversible fob with carnelian mounted on one side and deep green bloodstone on the other. The fob bears English hallmarks indicating it was manufactured in Chester, circa 1916-17.
The perfect accessory to liven up your wardrobe with a little sparkle. A gorgeous 1.10 carat old mine cut diamond is the central focus highlighted by two pear brilliant cut diamonds and further enhanced with natural gold nuggets.
A matching Art Deco enameled comb and mirror set. The mirror is decorated with bright-green, ivory and black enamel detailed with a golden bamboo and Chinese character motif. The comb is trimmed in green enamel. Gilded 935 silver.
A wonderful double sided silver lorgnette with extravagant open pierced work and plentiful French style scrolling. The silver is imbued with natural black oxidation amassed over ten decades of gentle aging. Decorative and very useful for the over forty crowd.