This late Victorian brooch is gracefully asymmetrical, is designed with the slightest hint of leaf motif and suggests the Art Nouveau movement is on its way. It highlights three old European cut diamonds weighing .90 carats and is surrounded by 1.80 carats of the same. It is constructed in silver ...(more)
This exquisite and 'charming' bracelet from the early 1900's is composed
of one large, and four smaller, gold medallions each depicting different profiles of four lovely romantic ladies and one classical gent. The medallions are presented in classical frames embellished with mixed stones from th...(more)
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.
A graceful tapering silver Art Nouveau seal. Each side depicting a dimensional long stemmed floral spray atop a banded motif.
This is a truly magnificent master/timepiece by Sir John Bennett of London, "Makers to the late Queen Victoria" with a Swiss movement marked "Paris Grand Prix 1900". Surpassing gold repousse work exhibits Neo-Classical influences which is set off with gorgeous translucent gold and ivory enameling. A...(more)
An 18 karat yellow gold Art Nouveau round locket decorated with a soaring repousse eagle with exquisite detailing and a glittering swiss cut diamond in place of the rising sun, engraved on reverse 'Lola 1913'.
A truly phenomenal lorgnette from the turn of the century. An exquisite scrolling foliate motif decorates the entire piece which is further studded with natural pearls and Swiss cut diamonds. Exceptional!
A wonderful transitional design from the Victorian - Art Nouveau periods. A multi-dimensional and intricately interlocking design incorporating shaded tones of lavander and white matte finish enamel. A sparkling old-mine cut diamond adorns the center. Circa 1890 - 1900.
A gold washed silver Art Nouveau hand held lorgnette with a beautiful repousse floral and face motif. Lenses are slightly damaged in bi-focal area.
An exquisitely detailed sterling silver lorgnette. Scrolling foliate motifs abound in this delightful antique piece.
An absolutely splendid, one-of-a-kind, ladies pendent watch circa 1900. The background is matte finished enamel which subtly gradates from bluish- green to bright sea foam green. The flora, (which may be underwater) is set with fancy shape rubies and emeralds. The organic design continues throughout...(more)
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)