This is a beautiful ivory iridescent glass pendant with gold-filled findings and chain. The surface is beautifully textured. This is possibly Czech or Bohemian, from the early 1900s. The glass ball is about 3/4” in diameter, the newer Sarah Coventry chain is about 20” long. Excellent condition, with just a bit of light wear to the iridescent finish, which adds interest to the pendant.
The long title page: Q. Horatii Flacci Carmina Expurgata / Accuratis notis ac appendice de diis et heroibus poeticis illustravit / Josephus Juvencius / Editio prioribus auctior et emendatior
Latin ecclesiastical verse with some illustrations. This copy from: Angers, de l'imprimerie des freres mame. 1807.
Leather bound. 7 x 4 inches. 410 + xxx pages...
Beautiful Citrine solitaire cocktail ring in a fancy 14K yellow gold setting. The pale canary yellow citrine is heavily faceted and about 13 carats. The ring is about a size 5-1/2. Excellent condition.
This is a wonderful hand-carved amber bar pin/brooch set in a sterling silver mount. Lovely shades of dark and light amber.
The pin is marked on the back: Germany Sterling.
The brooch measures about 1/2 inch wide and 2 1/8 inches long. The stones are about 1/4 inch deep. Excellent condition.
A Little Book of Verses About Flowers and You by Elizabeth Gordon is a beautiful little book with illustrated poems, short essays, etc. Appears to be a First Edition. 5x9 inches. The book is printed on heavy, high quality, watermarked laid paper (I think) with deckled edges using arts and crafts printing methods by W. A. Wilde Company, Boston and Chicago, copyright 1911. The covers are cardstock and are protected by a patterned translucent paper...
Very elegant pitcher with flowers and leaves that are hand painted and slip decorated with gold highlights. The pitcher is about 6 3/4 inches tall and 5 inches across. Made by "Victoria" Schmidt & Co, Stará Role, Czech Republic (Altrohlau, Bohemia, Austria). Marked on the bottom with an angel logo and Victoria Carlsbad Austria around it. This mark was used until 1918. Excellent condition, except for some wear to the gold trim on the handle and rim.
Lovely handcrafted necklace from Turkestan, probably from the Yomut tribe. The silver oval pedant has a nice red center, applied silver decoration and gold overlay. The center red stone (maybe glass) does have a crack seen in the photo. Otherwise this is in excellent condition. The heavy silver chain is about 30 inches long. The hollow pendant is about 1-3/4 x 1-1/4 inches (not including the bale) and 1/8 inch thick.
Fantastic souvenir of Rome from the Pope Pius XII era. Pope Pius XII was born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli and reigned as Pope from 1939 to his death in 1958. This is a beautiful early micromosaic with a silvered bezel and twisted silver wire separators in the mosaic. It has a small celluloid photo image of Pope Pius XII and the word ROMA below. Measures about 2 x 1.25 inches. Excellent condition with no missing tesserae.
Renoir copper jewelry are Mid-Century Modern classics, and this is one of the best. The brooch and earrings are in the shape of painter’s palettes with paint brushes. Marked Renoir (1950s). Brooch measures approx. 4-1/2 inches wide and 2 inches tall. The earrings are clip-ons. Excellent condition, with only minor surface scratches to the mirror surface copper, as expected.
Gorgeous gold and carnelian bracelet. The gold is 18K yellow gold (tested, not marked). The carnelian links are nice round ring medallions. The clasp is absolutely wonderful! The bracelet is 7.5 inches long and has five graduated carnelian rings. There is a kanji or Chinese mark on the back of the clasp. Looks to be from c1900.
This is a fantastic vintage colorful Christmas tree pin/brooch. The gold tone tree has decorative wire-work and is decorated with colorful crystal rhinestone ornaments. Marked ©Brooks on the base. The brooch measures about 2-1/4 inches tall. Excellent vintage condition. FREE SHIPPING in the USA.
This is a beautiful chased and pierced 18K yellow gold pendant depicting a lady and a swan. In Greek mythology, Leda and the Swan is a story in which the god Zeus, in the form of a swan, seduces Leda. It is a great subject for jewelry. The pendant is marked (and tested) K18 on the back. Measures about 1-3/8 inches in diameter and weighs about 0.115 Troy ounces or 2.05 grams. Excellent condition.
Beautiful set of six silverplate salad forks with a fine line pattern. This pattern is Mary Stuart from Oneida Tudor Plate introduced in 1927. Forks measure about 6-1/8 inches long. No monogram. Excellent condition.
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Nice hand hammered and decorated patinated brass bowl with three applied feet, made in the Arts & Crafts style. Marked on the bottom: Made in Italy 853. Measures about 13 inches across and 2 3/4 inches tall. Excellent condition.
Old Knights Pythias medal. The medal is polished steel (?) and has a gold-filled plaque with a number of symbols on it and FCB. The medal hangs from a pin/badge. There is a marking on the back: Copy Right 1874 S.S. Davis S.C. Supreme Lodge FCB. Excellent condition.
Fantastic early micromosaic with a brass bezel and twisted wire separators in the mosaic. The mosaics are arranged in a very geometric pattern. Measures about 2-3/8 inches across. Excellent condition with no missing tesserae.
Wonderful swordfish with inlays of several stones – sodalite, malachite, rhodochrosite, onyx and red jasper. The rest of the body is made of silver with a coral eye! This is a combination pin/brooch and pendant. Unmarked. Excellent condition.
Gorgeous hand crafted triple-strand contemporary choker necklace of large carnelian glass beads and translucent Australian green opal beads. Each of the large beads is separated by five small natural beads. The 27 large flat beads are about 1 to 1-1/4 inch in size. Length of the necklace is about 16 1/2 inches.