This antique sterling and micro-mosaic pin depicts a pillared building much like Parthenon on Greece’s Acropolis. Intricate design work surrounds the central mosaic. The decorative portion of the pin measures 1 3/8” by 1 1/4". Circa: 1800.
This antique bi-colored chatelaine is crafted of sterling silver with applied red gold. The top portion of the chatelaine features an open design with flowing floral patterns and measures 4” in height and 1 1/2" in width. Attach to the main piece is a mechanical pencil, a wax seal with blood stone, a mess coin purse with a pierced openwork mount and a scent bottle. The mechanical pencil is bi-colored as well with a floral pattern covering the majority of its surface...
Curving, rounded edges outline this antique sterling garnet pin. Trios of garnets form the penultimate ring while a circle of ten garnets surrounds the center stone. The back is stamped “935”. The pin measures 1 1/4" in diameter. Circa: 1880.
Cherubim, flowers and musical instruments realized in repousse cover the top and bottom surfaces of this antique sterling silver chatelaine glasses case. The top 1/3 of the front of the spectacle case is hinged to open giving easy access to the royal blue velvet lined interior. The Victorian era case measures 5 1/2" in height, 1 5/8” in width and approximately 5/8” in depth. When dangling from the attached chain, the piece measures 8 3/4" in height...
This extremely rare antique sterling silver knitter’s chatelaine is crafted in the shape of a key. A delicate floral design ornaments the key’s body while a flowing repousse pattern decorates the handle. The part of the key that would normally fit in a lock detaches from the main piece allowing the key to serve as a guard for knitting needles. The key measures 4” in length and 1 5/8” in height. Dangling from the chain the entire piece measures 3 1/2" in height. Circa: 1850.
This magnificent antique scent bottle is unusually shaped and crafted of sterling silver. The top of the bottle has a twist to lock design keeping the top securely on. The chatelaine bottle itself has wonderfully ornate detailing showing incredible craftsmanship. The bottle has a slight ding on the lower portion. The bottle measures 3 1/4" in height, 1 1/4" in width and measures 6 1/2” in length when the chain is included in the measurement. Circa: 1840.
A deeply engraved ornate, flowing design decorates the top of this antique Victorian sterling silver octagonal powder. The smooth back of the finger chatelaine powder is engraved with the initials “JWD”. When open, the lid has a built in mirror. Attached to a 3 1/2" chain the antique powder measures 1 3/8” in diameter and 5/8” deep. Circa: 1900.
A garnet studded rotating flower is the feature of this antique sterling silver garnet bar pin. The pin measures 2” in width by 1” in height. Circa: 1880.
This sterling silver oval antique pin is decorated with a portrait of a woman done in hand painted green emaux peints enamel. The pin measures 37mm by 29.15mm. Circa: 1880.
This gorgeous antique sterling silver scent bottle is ornamented with a floral and leaf design that wraps around the bottom of the piece. Meant to be worn as part of a chatelaine, the scent bottle measures 4” in height and 1” in width. Circa: 1880.
Delicately swirled engraving is on the front of this sterling silver Victorian memo pad. The initials “R.M.A.” are engraved in the center of the front. It has a plain back and measures 2 1/4" tall, 1 5/8” wide and 3/8” deep. Circa: 1870.
Meant to be worn on a chain or chatelaine, this antique sterling silver emery has an entwined scroll design. Since needles were precious, ladies would use an emery to sharpen their needles in order to give them longer life. Sewing was a big part of their lives. It measures 3 3/8” tall, 3/4" wide and 1/8” deep and is hallmarked. Circa: 1880.