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.
A lovely leisurely scene is hand painted in enamel on this darling box in the shape of an artist's palette. The enamel is done in the classic Limoges style and fully covers the exterior and interior. The lid is decorated with a beautiful lady in pink reclining while listening to her suitor play the ...(more)
A rare item! In purple guilloche enamel, a retractable chain of 16 1/2 inches emerges from its round case to carry a watch key or small accessory. The fanciful initials "SM" are set with twenty-nine rose cut diamonds. This jewel is worn as a brooch.
This lovely hand painted miniature portrait depicts a flawless redheaded beauty wearing a fanciful sheer bonnet tied with a pink ribbon. She is dressed in flowing garb with a small bouquet of roses. The portrait is set into a simple brass octagonal frame.
Four colorful high-domed cabochons in citrine, amethyst and moonstone stand proud in this very unusual 18 karat yellow gold buckle which may easily be converted into a pin upon request at at no extra charge. 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches. Something different.
This Victorian lorgnette is constructed in 14 karat gold, set with a single old European cut diamond. Its graceful lines are enhanced with a rich bloomed finish.
An exquisite 14 karat yellow gold lorgnette from the turn of the century. This Art Nouveau beauty has a distinctive sculpted bearded iris motif and on the reverse a sinuous foliate motif wrapped around fancy script initials 'ALR'. Divine.
An unusual watch fob from The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks. This collector's piece features an Elk's tooth capped in 14 karat yellow gold with a dimensional rendering of an Elk's head and other detailed ornamentation. Unique!
An exquisite pocket fob from the Victorian period. What a delightful accompaniment to your pocket watch. This fob hangs from a vest pocket or pants pocket and adds a sophisticated touch.
A collectible Victorian watch chain from the mid-19th century. Gold in quartz pieces gained popularity during the old gold rush days in California starting in 1849. This particular watch chain is set with slender pieces of gold in quartz in rectangular rose gold links. This watch chain also features...(more)
An exquisite antique pocket fob from the Victorian time period. This beautiful piece is glittering with rose cut diamonds and would be a delightful addition to any antique pocket watch. 18 karat yellow gold with a nice warm patina from age.
A tailored and architectural Arts & Crafts watch fob, crafted in14 karat yellow gold, bearing the initials 'PLF' on the bottom.