Swiss table clock with 8 days movement. Lovely hand painting over ivory of a Clock Tower. Both painting (front) and casing (back) are signed. Front inscription reads "Swiss" and the painters signature. Rear inscription reads "La Tour de l'Horloge"- fab. Suisse - 56225 - JUVENIA M.F.G.- Swiss D6 - Metal Dore - 8 DAYS. ...click for details
Garniture containing brooch and long earrings made of gold with rubies, pearls and details of enamel. Marvelous assembly with a great deal of movement. Possibly Russian, circa 1800 (there are no visible seals or markings) and is in its original box. Dimensions: B ...click for details
Art Nouveau bronze and enamel clock displaying a handpainted outdoor scene
of two young women and sheep in tones of blue, paint on ivory. Clock and chime are functioning. Late 1800 or early 1900.
Measures: 3" high, 3" wide.
Handmade of colonial silver, this "mate" cup is of Uruguayan origin from the 1850-1870 period. "Mate" is a special cup for drinking "yerba mate" a popular tea brewed from the leaves of a native holly (Ilex Paraguariensis). The perforated silver straw used for drinking the "mate" contains leaves carving. ...click for details
From the 1900 period, we are offering this ornate statue of the Virgin Mary holding Baby Jesus. The figures and crown are made of silver with parts gilded in gold. The Virgin Mary is standing on top of a column, which is supported by an alabaster marble base.Circa 1900. Dimensions: 8,25" height with base. ...click for details
Beautiful bronze and ivory sculptured figure depicting a young woman wearing a period dress with hat. One of her arms supports a parasol. The angled stance makes for a dynamic sculpture. Possibly Romanian. The piece rests on an oval onyx pedestal. Signature: POLOSHKA-LUNARD. on the bronze referenced in the Benezit list of authors ...click for details