A spectacular pair of Georgian natural seed pearl chandelier earrings, boxed, made in England, mid 19th C, Pendeloque style having tiny seed pearls threaded with gut onto mother of pearl backs, set on marked 18K white gold screw backs. The upper and lower parts of the earrings comprise tiny pearls threaded in circular rows with a central larger pearl. The box marked G. Altman & Co. Fifth Avenue New York. Measurement: 2 1/2" long from the top of ear loop by 3/4" wide at widest poin ...click for details
An eye catching Victorian pique locket, circa 1860 made of thick tortoise shell and inlaid with gold and sterling silver to form a whimsical rose and rose leaves design, on a tortoise shell bail. The locket opens to store two photos or lock of hair. Each frame rimmed with twisted gold and glass covered. The locket measures 1 3/4 inches in long from the top of the bail to the bottom of the locket and one inch at its widest point.
It is in very good condition with age appropriate wear, havi ...click for details
This handled American coin silver cup was made by William K. Vanderslice in San Francisco, CA, circa 1870, consisting of a simple tapered cylindrical form with rope banding around rim and base. Vanderslice was an early California silversmith, working in the mid 19th century. He became widely acclaimed for his fine silverwork. This cup is marked with his name, San Francisco, makers mark and Pure Coin. The cup measures 3 1/2" high, 4 5/8" across including handle, and weighs a little over ...click for details
A fine turn of the century Arita serving bowl and cover, the bowl with molded and reticulated border of interlocking rings, wachigai, forming a band of auspicious “shippo”, the interior decorated in blue, orange and beige fish and lilies, auspicious symbols of longevity and good fortune. The underside marked with a lucky symbol. The bowl is in good condition, having some flaking on the perforated cover. No restoration or chips. The dish measures 12" diameter x 2 3/4" high.
Wonderful Japanese woven copper Ikebana basket, Meiji period, c. 1868-1912. Rich patina on whimsical flared rim form with skillfully rendered weaving. Ideal platform for dramatic floral display. Very good condition. Dimensions: 5” high x 8” at rim.
Colorful set of six vintage Japanese luster eggshell porcelain cups and saucers, circa 1930, richly hand painted with a detailed butterfly design on bright orange ground. Marked Made in Japan.
The set is 2 5/8 inches high by 6 inches wide, the cup is 2 inches high by 4 inches wide, and the saucer is 3/4 inch high by 5 1/2 inches wide.
They are all in mint condition with no repairs, chips, or cracks.
A wonderful Art Deco style Folk Art horn carved dachshund head handle cane, circa 1910, comprising a nicely carved horn stylized dachshund head attached with brass to a simple wood shaft with rubber tip, The horn with rich patina and detailing. Size: Handle 5" wide; Overall length-29" Excellent vintage condition.
Add some fire to a sleeve with this vintage modern pair of rich ruby red toggle back cuff links made by SWANK, comprising a square translucent deep ruby red plastic cabochon, gold tone bezel set. Size: 1/2" diameter. Signed SWANK on each cuff link. Very good vintage condition. Minor wear to patina.
This whimsical fob is a sailor's hand-carved whale bone ivory fist, a common motif during the Victorian Period. The fob is comprised of a beautifully detailed hand with pointed index finger. The heart shaped base of the piece adds a touch of whimsy and romance. Possibly a 19th century Valentines Day gift? It is attached to an antique gold filled watch chain. Size: Fob-1 3/4". The watch chain with all of its'original findings is 7" long. Excellent condition.
An elegant 14K yellow gold ruby and diamond ring made in Germany by Igor Faberge for The House Of Faberge, comprising a band of 10 luminous richly colored natural princess cut rubies and 16 brilliant round cut diamonds Wt: 29.0 ct Size 6.5 Condition: New