An exquisitely detailed sterling silver lorgnette. Scrolling foliate motifs abound in this delightful antique piece.
By virtue of our San Francisco location we are fortunate, now and then, to come across original local estates with these exceedingly rare gold in quartz collectibles from the days of the gold rush. Here is a magnificent watch chain and fob in rose gold and yellow gold with double bars of gold in qua...(more)
Exceptional decorative hand and machine engraving adorns this exquisite 18 karat yellow gold with a vanity mirror on the inside lid. 19th century French. French hallmarks, inside mirror has slight damage.
An Art Deco sterling silver powder box with an engine turned back. The box is enameled with a striking black, cream, green, grey and blue geometric and floral motif. 2" diameter.
A charming accessory to carry in your purse. This sterling silver compact is decorated with a quaint floral and basket weave design.
Need a light? Call forth the dragon on this Japanese silver cigarette case. The dragon aims to protect and bring good fortune. On this case, it is surrounded by a deeply engraved foliate motif pattern. 950 Silver.
This lovely damascene cigarette case depicts a rustic piece of Japanese landscape. A Shinto shrine, marked by a characteristic gate, sits in the foreground; a mountain rises behind it. The piece, which dates to the early twentieth century, was most likely purchased as a souvenir during a holy pilgr...(more)
Silver rectangular compact with engraved scrolling foliate motif. This compact measures 1 3/4 by 2 by 3/4".
A petite, palm size, 14k yellow gold round compact with a basket weave texture. 2 1/16 inches round. Sweet as can be.
A darling Victorian accessory. A miniature compact and lipstick combination in 14k yellow gold with elaborate hand chased floral designs around a machine engraved texture. 2" by 1 1/2 "
A chevron pattern is rendered in 14k yellow gold and platinum in this perfectly lovely change purse from the turn of the 20th century. This looks great and is fun to wear on a long neck chain. The purse measures roughly 3 inches square.
A lovely miniature gold mesh purse in 14k yellow gold with a deep rich satiny patina. The frame is adorned with seven alternating rubies and diamonds and the reverse is engraved with the name of its original owner - "Helen M. Moon". 3 inches square plus a 13 inch chain.