Petite 19th Century Guilloche Enameled Sterling Silver with Vermeil overlay (gold), Demitasse Spoon. Two tiny enameled blue and white flowers on either side, where the metal and the enamel meet. Both the guilloche and the enameled flowers are on front and verso of the spoon. The only mark we find is "Sterling" impressed into the handle verso; origin unknown; has a Russian look to it. 4.25" long. Excellent condition. c. 1880-1900. $6 US Shipping...
This pair of neoclassical figural enamel plaques depicting Greek mythological male figures dates from the nineteenth century. The plaque on the left appears to bepict Hades or Pluto, King of the Underworld and god of the dead and the hidden wealth of the Earth, with his beloved owl at his side. The other depicts Poseidon, God of the sea, rivers, floods, droughts, and storms, emerging from a seashell with trident...
This pretty antique dresser box features enamel decorated panels with beading and floral designs, and its original red satin upholstery. Measures 6 by 3.7 by 3 in. Hinge is in good condition and the lid fits snugly. There is no key.
This lovely ship sculpture, crafted from gilt silver and is decorated with green enamel panels, is believed to be of Austro-Hungarian origin and date from the early 20th century. Measures 15.25 by 12 by 5 in (38.7 by 30.5 by 12.7 cm). Condition is very good. We have not found any hallmarks and the maker is unknown.
This extraordinary enameled silver panel in giltwood frame depicts the Adoration of the Magi, after the influential gothic masterpiece by Gentile da Fabriano (c1370-1427). Protected by silk-lined doors on left and right, it measures 31 by 27 in (78.8 by 38.6 cm) when closed. Title at the base reads “GENTILE DA FABRIANO (SEC. XV) L’ADORATION DEI MAGI”. Virtually every detail in the original work by Fabriano has been faithfully addressed in this wonderful nineteenth century work of art...
Ando signature in wire under enamel on emerald green base of this Meiji period vase. Two panels depicting the Dragon chasing the Pearl, two panels of the Phoenix, and four dagger & spear separating the panels. Scattered, glistening copper aventurine, wires which appear to be both gold and silver; and mounts which appear to be gold, although they could be brass. 3.625" (9.20 cm) tall, 2" (5.08 cm) diameter at the shoulders, apx. 1.375" (3.49 cm) diameter at both the rim and the base...
Absolutely gorgeous Camille Fauré hand-painted Limoges enamel on copper plaque, circa 1920. The plaque features a lovely floral scene and is set in the original frame. The plaque is signed, and the frame has a certificate of authenticity and wax seal on the back. The plaque measures 12" x 5", and the frame is 15 1/2" x 8 3/4". The piece is in excellent condition, however the frame has significant paint loss.
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Having hinged lid, enamel on copper.
A pair of beautiful Chinese antique cornelian silver butterfly earrings.
The circular box with lid of faux seed pearls and enamel rondels raised on a metal filagree ground, surrounding an enamel of French subjects, on a gilt metal frame. 4.25 x 2 inches.
Guilloche circular dish, approx. 3" diameter.
Fine enamel of Setter. Approx. 3.5" x 3"--bearing various inscriptions.
Graniteware French Country coffee pot with lid. White with pastel blue trim of powder blue bands. Measures 10 inches tall.
Rare graniteware pitcher. Pretty mottled-like blue and white, with a red rim around the top.
Pretty breadbox, graniteware in a nice round shape with a lilac design. Beautiful black script which says, "Give us this day our daily bread." Missing handle is replaced with a ribbon. Breadbox measures 14 inches across and approximately 6 inches tall.