This beautiful damascene cigarette case, probably from the Meiji era (1868-1912), depicts a shinto shrine under a holy mountain. Originally a souvenir from a pilgrammage.
An original souvenir from the 49ers. (Not the football team). Seven three-sided gold in quartz inlayed links set in rose gold with the original matching T-bar and a gold nugget for good luck. Rarer than hens teeth.
Sterling chatelaine hook depicting a very dimensional rendering of Venus and Cupid, riding a wave atop sea creatures. The piece is hallmarked with the Gorham makers marks.
Carved jet table box with fitted lid. The lid has a very fine pietra dura inlay with a spring flower motif created from malachite, lapis and rhodochrosite. A beautiful adornment to any collection. This box measures 2 1/2 round by 1 1/8 tall.
Exquisite hand painted porcelain miniature, mounted on a round textured brass box. Adorned with prong-set paste and lined with emerald-green velvet.
Enchanting blue guilloche enamel sterling silver gilt powder box, depicting hand-painted chrysanthemums against a sky blue background. The box was fashioned in Japan in 1912 for the express purpose of sale in England.
Exquisite Art Nouveau solid 18k lorgnette, depicting a floral spray, framed with whip-lashing and fanning elements. This lorgnette is in perfect working order and is a classic example of Art Nouveau design.
14K Rose gold Victorian watch fob locket set with black gold in quartz on one side and reverses to sardonyx. This watch fob measures 1 3/4 long by 1 wide.
14K Rose gold reversible Victorian watch fab with a hemitite intaglio of a Roman soldier which reverses to bloodstone. The top is adorned with a foliate motif. This watch fob measures 1 3/4 by 1.
10K Rose gold Victorian watch fob lock with a rectangular reversible locket set with an intaglio onyx on one side which reverses to bloodstone, adorned with a scroll motif at the top. This fob measures 1 3/4 tall by 1 wide.
Pristine condition 9K rose gold Victorian watch fob features both bloodstone and carnelian. The piece is decorated with an ornate shield motif and scroll work on one side and a floral motif on the other. This watch fob meaures 2 1/8 long by 1 wide.
14K Yellow gold Cartier Deco blue enameled geometric design box with a rose cut diamond set tab, circa 1925. The edges of the box are capped with black onyx. This box measures 3 wide by 2 1/2 long and 5/8 deep.