A substantial and hefty, antique, three-dimensional natural jade carving of variegated medium apple green color, depicting a luscious peach with leaves and blossoms. A treasure for your pocket, purse vitrine or desktop. The jade measures 2 1/8 inch long by just shy of 1 3/4 inches wide; 46 grams.
A gleaming golden 22 karat gold pet for your purse, pocket, vitrine or desk. This very cheerful and lovable Chinese dragon is 'realistically' rendered in three dimensions and stands up on a flat surface. Of course there is also a tiny loop on the end of his snout so he may be shown off at the end of...(more)
From late-nineteenth/early-twentieth century Roma, a magnificent, six-inch high crucifix, fully ornamented with colorful micro-mosaic inlays. The four corners display Roman architectural sites with St. Peter's at the top.
A splendid double-sided jadeite carving measuring 2 7/8 inch by 2 5/8 inches. This elaborately carved, mainly mutton colored jade with a large splash of bright green on one side depicts, on the front: a Shishi - a legendary Chinese Guardian Lion with her cub at lower left. Upper right is a dog-like ...(more)
Store your cameo brooch in this this lovely oval hinged box crafted in 800 silver with a shell cameo lid from the Eternal City. The sides are tastefully decorated with rope and scroll overlays. 2 1/2 inches by 2 inches. Signed 'Remos'.
This charming box is set on top and bottom with fiery orange banded agate. The agate is beautifully translucent. The box is constructed in nicely fashioned gilded metal. It would be a wonderful storage place for cherished keepsakes.
Silver plated Book Box embellished with Scottish influenced (thistle motifs) Gothic patterns. The spine is monogrammed ‘SM. Red velvet lining is embossed ‘Fisher in a crown logo from London. Circa 1900.
This vintage guilloche enamel compact and lipstick case is by F & B. The compact cover is a colorful bouquet of flowers and garlands. They are attached by a segmented enamel chain, all in sterling silver. It opens to reveal a mirror, powder compartment and rouge. The compact measures 2 x 2 inches ...(more)
A graceful tapering silver Art Nouveau seal. Each side depicting a dimensional long stemmed floral spray atop a banded motif.
This unique Victorian Agate Stamp is truly a collectible Object d'Art. It is a brilliantly executed assortment of inlaid agate and jasper varieties all indigenous to the Highlands of Scotland. The stamp itself is fashioned out of carved cairngorm (smokey quartz) and personalized with the initials ...(more)
15 Karat yellow gold Victorian figural seal realistically depicts a hound, barking up the trunk of a tree, in pursuit of an ornately enameled, stylized golden pheasant perched on a limb slightly out of reach. The bird is cleverly attached with a mechanism that allows movement. The actual seal is ...(more)
A delightful treasure to adorn your vanity. A beautiful, Antique cut glass perfume bottle with a sterling silver cap. The cap has a floral repousse design with hallmarks from Birmingham, circa 1870, with initials engraved at the top 'EEH'.
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.