Stunning Art Nouveau wine bottle stand made by WMF (Wurttembersche Metalwaren Fabrik) in Germany circa 1900. A central profile of a maiden among reticulated whiplash vines and tendrils adorns the holder on two sides. Illustrated in the firm's well known 1906 Catalogue page 153. Dimensions: 3 1/8" H, 4" W.
Gold and Pearl Art Nouveau Stickpin
Simple and simply attractive. This Art Nouveau stickpin dates from about 1900. The artful knot of 14 k gold holds a small pearl. The pin is ~3" long, and it comes with a clutch to prevent accidental stabbings. :-)
Gold and enamel and pearls! This delicate Art Nouveau lavalier 10 k gold with green and cream enamel. It is set with six seed pearls and has a 'potato' pearl dropper. The lavalier is3/4" X 3/4" in size. The 18" chain is 14 k gold and is not original to the necklace.
Measurements: Total WEIGHT: 4.5 oz. - Chatelaine only: .5 oz. - LENGTH from chatelaine to bottom of purse: 8.5" - WIDTH of purse: 5.5" at the base - 4.25" frame width - CHATELAINE front 1.75" x 1" - Chatelaine tongue: 2"
In fine and undamaged condition both inside and out. (The original lining may have been replac ...click for details
Hgh Art Nouveau whiplash handles adorn this stunning tall wine bottle stand. Exuberant reticulated sweeping designs further complete the form. A fine example made by the well known WMF (Wurttembergische Metalwaren Fabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1900. Illustrated in the firm's 1906 Catalogue page 154. Dimensions: 8" H, 7 1/2" W to Handles.
An original gold filled locket with a fabulous lion head on the front. The lion has red carbuncle eyes and a red faceted stone in his mouth. Both interior sides of the locket contain the original picture frames and the exterior of the locket has a bloomed gold finish. Both the hinge and the latch of the locket are secure and closes with a nice tight snap. ...click for details
French Art Nouveau gilt-bronze frame, ca. 1900. Rectangular with raised blossoms and whiplash tendrils. Laurel-wreath and ribbon crown. With glass, silk lining, metal back and hinged support. For vertical display. Stamped “B. Altman & Co” on support. Excellent condition with muted patina.
Dimensions: Frame: H 10 1/8 x W 6 ½ in. Window: H 7 2/3 x W 5 ½ in. BH971
Art Nouveau 800 silver centerpiece. Made by Sy & Wagner in Berlin, ca. 1900. Ovoid with curvilinear base and 4 lobed supports. Loop handles with internal scroll at ends. Foliage, daisies, and linear ornament applied to exterior. Cherub figure mounted to each handle. A symmetrical and controlled design that conveys the fluidity and naturalism associated with French Art Nouveau. With brass liner. Hallmarked. Excellent condition. ...click for details
Punched out silver mercury dime pin, dated 1916, with fine details. Considering its age, this coin is in excellent vintage condition. Pin measures 1 1/4" W x 3/4" H. Pin intact, slightly loose at C clasp, but on fabric with tension would be fine. Diminutive in size but filled with rich detail. A lovely example of early coin jewelry and perfect for any collector!
Measurements: TOTAL WEIGHT: 9.5 oz. - LENGTH: 12.5" - approximate DIAMETER OF BOWL: 4"
This is one of the most beautiful and ornate of the Art Nouveau designs produced by the Gorham Silver Company in the late 1800's. The design is a combination of all that is Art Nouveau: shells, scrolls, leaves, flowers, fruit, puti and a ...click for details
Small bronze dish or vide poche. A shell with a shrimp and a minuscule crab, the design altogether a perfect example of French Art Nouveau. The reverse with nice patina and the stamped mark of the foundry, V G Roubaix. Width: "4 ¾ / 12,3 cm. Condition: fine.