Period Pieces Art Nouveau Jewelry
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1273862 (stock #RN08159)
Period Pieces
$760.00
Here is a splendid and wonderful locket depicting some sort of critter – we haven’t been able to decide what, exactly. He has a diamond in his mouth, and his eyes are red stones. Measuring 1-1/8”, and marked 10k, he is set up inside for 2 photographs with both celluloid and photo rings. He also sports a maker’s mark for Kroll. In excellent condition and Circa 1900. NOTE: the photos of the back show the color best...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1277290 (stock #RP05056)
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$385.00
Dramatic Victorian brooch with two round black onyxes. Onyx has been used to defend against negativity – crucial in today’s world! Unmarked, but tests as 14 or 15 karat gold. It is centered by a baroque or freshwater pearl, and has two draping chains to highlight a central dogs-tooth pearl dangle. Further decorated by swirls and ropes of gold. It measures 1-11/16” x 1-1/4”, and the chains and dangle add another inch, making it 2-1/4” long in total. It is in excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1263855 (stock #RM05017)
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$475.00
The design of this piece is delightful and absolutely mad! It is primarily an Egyptian Revival piece, centering the Goddess Hathor (a goddess of music, dance, foreign lands and fertility who helped women in childbirth [Wikipedia]). She is wearing big earrings, and her usual headdress. She seems to have a flower in her hair, and in front of her there is greenery tied by a ribbon with a bow (laurel? Mistletoe?)...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1251664 (stock #RSP12065)
Period Pieces
$359.00
Gorgeous stickpin depicting a woman in profile with a pearl nestled in her curls. Marked 14k, yellow gold, and signed by the maker. It measures 2-3/8”, and weighs 2.0g or .07 oz. The pin is slightly bent, and the back is dented a little, but this doesn’t detract from the beauty of this enchanting jewel. Historical note: Mr. Blank of Whiteside & Blank was a Titanic survivor! Circa 1900...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1258670 (stock #64)
Period Pieces
$35.00
Simple but sweet linked bracelet made from silver-toned metal. 8” long, and the links are ¼” wide. Very wearable. Please read this description and look at the photos very carefully, as we are not responsible for buyer remorse. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1278437 (stock #RP13227)
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$165.00
This pretty and intriguing brooch consists of a navette-shaped border of rose gold surrounding an oval of yellow gold which highlights a flower and two leaves of rose gold. It tests as 10k, although weakly in some places, and is signed “A.J.C”. Measuring 1-3/4” x 3/8”, it weighs 3.2g. In overall good condition, but it could use some cleaning up. This pin came out of an important household in Newport, RI as a gift, circa 1900...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1254519 (stock #RM10138)
Period Pieces
$333.00
Here is a pretty sterling buckle with a floral motif. The plique is red, 2 different blues, and green. It is signed with a “JK” above another “JK” in a box. It has marks for London, 1886, and a duty mark. Measuring 3-1/8” x 2-1/4", it weighs 32.7g or 1.16 oz. It’s in quite good condition. The plique has a few hairlines and some bubbles, both of which are typical. The red and blue plique is dark, so it’s not very visible in the photo...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1900 item #1252070 (stock #RC12062)
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$119.00
Here is a nice micromosaic brooch, possibly from Italy – in the 1800s the Italians were making these pieces for the tourist trade. This one is made of red, blue, and white tesserae, and none of them are missing, which is unusual. The setting is brass, we believe, and the whole thing is 2-5/8” x 7/16". It is signed “FAP” on the back...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1910 item #1264024 (stock #RN05024)
Period Pieces
$67.00
Here is a very attractive locket made from white metal. It is chased on the front in a stylized pattern, and plain on the back. The inside has some scratches, we don’t know why. The photo rings and celluloid are not present. It measures 1-1/4” x 7/8" and the cool paperclip chain is a bit over 22". The back has a few dark marks which might clean up. Generally a handsome Victorian jewel. Please read this description and look at the photos very carefully, as we are not responsible for buyer rem...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1900 item #1250678 (stock #15)
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$88.00
Here is a sweet pin consisting of an oval front made from porcelain or china, and painted with pinkish-brownish flowers – roses? – and greenery. It has a border of gold, and is mounted on a backing of some kind of base metal. It measures 2-1/2” x 1-7/8”, and weighs 41.6g or 1.46oz. The C-Clasp is a bit bent, but doesn’t have any effect on its useability, and otherwise it is in very good antique condition. Please read this description and look at the photos very carefully, as we are n...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1265161 (stock #RB04001)
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$32.00
This is a fun old gold-filled bracelet, with a coat of arms applied to onyx or some other black substance. It expands and contracts to fit a wrist comfortably. Please read this description and look at the photos very carefully, as we are not responsible for buyer remorse. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1253456 (stock #RP05052)
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$85.00
Here is a very Victorian pin – 9 karat rose gold (unmarked but tested), wrapped in spirals around a little branch of coral. Parts of the gold have a nice engraved design. The pin stem assembly is original. It measures 1-1/2" x 5/8". It could use a bit of a cleaning. Otherwise in very good condition. Please read this description and look at the photos very carefully, as we are not responsible for buyer remorse. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1278243 (stock #RR03003)
Period Pieces
$157.00
Here is a Victorian ring with pretty scrollwork on the shank. The center decoration is a horizontal row of seed pearls, and two red stones above and below. One stone is badly chipped, and both are abraded. One of them might be a doublet, but otherwise I don’t know what they are. It is stamped 10K, and is approximately a size 8. Circa 1900. Please read this description and look at the photos very carefully, as we are not responsible for buyer remorse. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance wit...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1259275 (stock #RP08130)
Period Pieces
$545.00
This beautiful pin is a crossover between the Art Nouveau and Victorian styles. The Victorians loved to use real insects, particularly these green beetles, in jewelry. The Nouveau jewelers loved naturalistic motifs, but generally didn’t use the insect itself – yet the design of the pin is totally Nouveau. Marked 14k, the pale gold setting contrasts nicely with the green of the beetle. The pin stem assembly is original. The clasp has a nice safety lever; it is bent a bit but still works perfe...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1277869 (stock #RM06047)
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$146.00
Here is a sweet spoon by Unger Brothers, signed with their maker’s mark and hallmark, and “COPYRIGHT 1904”. The pattern is called Jonquil. Jonquil is the flower for those born in March, representing happiness and friendship. It measures 4-1/2”, and the bowl of the spoon is just short of 2” across. It has a nice patina, a monogrammed M or W and is in overall very good condition. Please read this description and look at the photos very carefully, as we are not responsible for buyer remor...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Art Nouveau : Pre 1920 item #1278322 (stock #RR08112B)
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$69.00
Here is a ring made from an Unger cuff link, with a clear maker’s mark. The decoration is a flower, possibly a poppy, and vine tendrils curling down the sides – really pretty. The cuff link portion is 13/16ths” x ½”, and the band ¼” wide. It is a size 6-1/2. In excellent antique condition with an age-appropriate patina. Note that there are camera reflections and other streaky reflections in some of the photos. Please read this description and look at the photos very carefully, as we...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1256816 (stock #RP11194)
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$255.00
Here is a cheerful bow pin or brooch, made from blue and turquoise plique a jour with twisted wire work running through it. The colors in the photographs may be deceptive, depending on your computer monitor. The enamel over the wire spirals is turquoise, and the rest is a medium blue. Measuring 1-1/4” x 7/8", it weighs .11 oz or 3.1g. On the back it is marked with “800”, and an illegible (maker’s?) mark; we believe it is Italian. The silver on the front has a gold wash. The plique has s...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1250182 (stock #RSP12068)
Period Pieces
$280.00
Here is a really pretty stickpin! An Art Nouveau framework emphasizes a lovely square-cut tourmaline (said to aid in self confidence and compassion), with a gold flower below, a Tudor or wild rose. A little white pearl completes it. It is marked 14k, with an illegible maker’s mark. It measures ½” x 5/8" and the whole thing is 2-1/2" long. It weighs 2.9g including the gold-filled clutch. In excellent condition and C. 1900. The Tudor rose is a combination of the white rose of York and th...