A exquisite keepsake from the turn of the 20th century. Evidently of French origin, but sans hallmarks, this rare and beautiful collectible features a large, round purple amethyst embraced by a spectacular ornamental hinged lid containing diamonds and emeralds. The meticulous and exotic hand detaili...(more)
The ideal keepsake for genteel alcoholics. A conical shaped glass vessel with a fluted design is topped with a silver threaded cap with a lovely stylized acanthus leaf border. The base doubles as a removable shot glass. Made by the French silversmiths Lagriffoul & Laval. With its original box, (beve...(more)
A fabulous objet d'art in its original fitted box, this gorgeous faceted briolette Citrine is embraced by a fine French made satin gold setting with tiny bezel set diamonds and rubies. The seal is made of carved Carnelian. A superb piece in fine condition.
Beautiful carved jet table box with fitted lid. The lid has a sweet pietra dura inlay with two roses in full bloom. A beautiful adornment to any collection. This box measures 3 round by 1 5/8 tall.
Impressive example of an enameled sterling frame designed and hallmarked by Udall & Ballou at the beginning of the 20th Century. This octagonal frame is adorned with guilloche style enamel in jewel tones of crimson with white corners. The frame comes with the original fitted box!
Outstanding example of Georgian artistry. Every component of this seal is exquisitely tooled. The hand carved bloodstone intaglio seal depicts a lion in a crest, so finely rendered, that his mane appears to be blowing with the breeze. The repousse foliate motif of the gold is 3-dimensional and exq...(more)
A wonderfully sculpted bloodstone desk seal with a decorative 18 karat yellow gold bezel bearing an intricately carved intaglio depicting a rooster and the French saying "Talent de Bien Faire" which translates to "Desire to do well" which is the motto for Prince Henry the Navigator.
A fine Signor is eyeing three lovely Florentine courtesans making their evening rounds along the Arno with the Ponte Vecchio bridge in the background in this very colorful, scallop-shape compact framed in faux lapis lazuli and thoroughly engraved on the reverse. Early-mid twentieth century; 3 1/2 in...(more)
Luckily, we've saved you the embarrassment of attending Ascot with your parasol unadorned. This delightful nineteenth-century set is comprised of a turquoise dotted rose quartz handle and eight silver gilt safety tips. The original green leather fitted box (with broken hinge) is from: Edwards & ...(more)
Wonderful carved jet table box with fitted lid. The lid has a very fine pietra dura inlay with a delicate waterlily motif. A beautiful adornment to any collection. This box measures 3 round by 1 5/8 tall.