This treasure (pillbox - snuff box) measures 1 1/4" x 1" x 1/2".
It has a beautiful, colorful, enamel design. It opens to a delightful turquoise -- see pictures.
Set of 3 Italian serving pieces in gilt brass and enamel, ca. 1860. This set comprises a spoon, fork, and knife. The handles are straight and tapering with knops and enameled Grotesque ornament on white ground. The spoon has a shaped bowl. The fork has shaped shank and four tines. The knife has a curvilinear blade. The spoon and knife have figural mounts. A beautiful set that reflects the Victorian interest in Renaissance Italy. Excellent condition with good color. Wear to fitted case...
Lovely green base and floral design cloisonné box. Inside has 2 sections. The arch hinges that control the top are missing on both sides. Bottom is white enameled and wire decorated as well. Measures 6" x 4.75" x 1.5".No damage or restoration. Japan 1920
This a superb Austrian Silver Enamel Case. Made by the famous maker Alexander Sturm, highly regarded Austrian silversmith, whose is associated with the famous Wiener Werkstatte in Vienna. This is a first standard silver, showing a 935 mark, which is the higher silver content than sterling. It has the makers mark , the four leaf clover, and the Austrian mark, which is on the side, that I did not photograph, it is the Hoopoe Bird with number 1 and W for Wein,Vienna, Austria...
Art Deco silver and enamel pin tray, ca. 1925. Silver oval well with chamfered rectangular rim in blue enamel. Unmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 1/4 x W 5 7/8 x D 1 3/4 in. BI275
Renaissance French Limoges Enamel Portrait of Queen by Pierre Raymond Signed PR
This French enamel plaque on copper is signed PR. It is attributed to Pierre Raymond, possibly in the style of his work. Pierre Raymond is 16th century, this piece might be from that time period. The actual copper plaque measures 3 ½ x 4 ¾ inches. The frame measures 7 ¾ x 9 ¼ inches.
It came from an auction, that was selling items from estate of the Consulate of Monaco, Fritz Ziegler...
A Nineteenth Century Chinese Canton enamel stacking box. The box in three sections is painted in colorful enamels with flowers and insects. Condition is very good. Dimensions: Height 5 1/2", Width 4".
Approx. 7" high. God condition.
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 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...
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.