All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1427257 (stock #G939)
Judith Ravnitzky
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These 12 porcelain plates were produced in Germany by the Royal Berlin Porcelain Manufactory in 1911. There is a date letter indicating this year. The plates measure 8 7/8 inches in diameter. They have an elaborate pattern of reticulation around the 1 ½ inch border. The plates come in four colors, medium blue, apple green, pink and red. The gilded decoration is inspired by the art nouveau movement. Stalks of grain and branches of berries are accompanied by flowers with flowing leaves...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1427256 (stock #G938)
Judith Ravnitzky
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This set of 6 porcelain plates was produced in England by Coalport around 1893. They were produced especially for the 1893 Chicago Exhibition by the artist Josiah Rushton. The portraits on these plates are taken from the renown artists Thomas Gainsborough and Joshua Reynolds. The plates measure 9 ½ inches in diameter. The porcelain plates are reticulated in rococo style. They are exquisitely hand gilded in two toned raised paste gold...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1900 item #1427255 (stock #G937)
This crystal cup and saucer was produced in Bohemia by Lobmeyr in the 1880s. It is not signed but the style and workmanship are indicative of their work. The saucer has a diameter of 4 ¾ inches and the cup is 2 ½ inches high with a diameter of 2 ¾ inches. The glass is hand blown with a leaded content so that it rings when tapped. The set has a quatrefoil shape. The glass has a slight hint of cranberry that fades to clear. Elaborate raised enameling covers the surface of both pieces...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1900 item #1427254 (stock #G935)
Judith Ravnitzky
$2,100.00
These 14 glass punch cups were produced in Bohemia by an unknown glass manufacturer in the late 19th century. They measure 3 ¾ inches high and have a diameter of 3 ¾ inches. The glass is hand blown with a leaded content so that they ring when tapped. They are hand decorated with heavy enamel paint you can feel with your fingers. The decorations of multi-colored roses is very detailed and vibrantly colored. The enameling is applied over gold foil that shows through to the inside...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1427252 (stock #G934)
Judith Ravnitzky
$2,750.00
These 10 porcelain plates were produced in Germany by Koniglich Porzellan Manufactur, or Royal Berlin Porcelain Manufacturer in 1902. There are date letters indicating this year. The plates measure 8 ¾ inches in diameter. They are made of fine hard paste porcelain and have reticulated borders with little ribbons at intervals around the rims. The cut out design is outlined in gold. Just inside the reticulated borders is a band of molded basket weave in relief...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1427251 (stock #G933)
Judith Ravnitzky
$1,400.00
These 8 porcelain plates were produced in Germany by Nymphenburg in the 1890s. They have an under glaze blue shield mark. The plates measure 8 ¼ inches in diameter. The borders of the plates are reticulated. Each plate is hand painted with different fruits and flowers in realistic manner. The paintings are beautifully detailed and very colorful. There is an olive green border with gold trim on each one. These plates are wonderful for display or use. CONDITION: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1427239
Rare Georgian coque de perle and pyrite earrings set in low carat gold. The style of the earrings is called "Queen Anne", a misnomer as this jewelry was made in the mid-eighteenth century. The coque de perle comes from the oval section of the pearly mollusk or nautilus. Traditionally, as In this pair of earrings, coque de pearl is embellished with pyrites. The earrings measure 1" high by 7/8" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1427237
Striking Victorian Whitby jet earrings with a floral design. Jet jewelry became popular after the death of Prince Albert in 1861 when the court went into official mourning. These striking earrings measure 2 1/2" long and 3/4" at their widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1427235
Amazing George lll long, "back dot" paste earrings set in silver. The earrings measure 3 1/4" long (wow!) and 3/4" at their widest. As hairstyles grew higher, earrings grew longer! When the lucky owner of these earrings wore them the earrings would swing and catch the candlelight at its best. Really fantastic, unusual and rare. They date to 1780 and are in excellent condition. Fit for a queen!!
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1427233
Delightful Victorian dog head earrings of pinchbeck set with black glass eyes. Pinchbeck is an alloy named for Christopher Pinchbeck who was a watchmaker and developed the alloy for his watch cases. It has no gold in it but does not tarnish and always stays bright and shiny. The earrings measure 1 3/4" long by 3/4" at their widest. Wonderful to wear to cheer up the day.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1427231
Startling Victorian red Vauxhall glass fly earrings. Vauxhall glass is a mirrored glass that was made into jewelry from the 1770's to the late Victorian age. These sparking earrings measure 3/4" wide by 1 3/16 in length and date to c. 1860.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1427229
Lovely drop rose cut diamond earrings in the pendeloque or pear shape. The pendeloque earring shape is a pear-shaped design used for diamonds and was a popular shape for both 17th and 18th-century French earrings. The earrings are day/night, meaning the tops and bottoms can be separated and the tops worn for conservative day time wear, and top and bottom together for special occasion wear...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1427227
A stunning pair of 18K Victorian drop earrings with shimmering tassels with great movement and flair. The tassels create a beautiful shimmer in any kind of lighting. A small gold ball connects to the end of each tassel to give the tassels a bit of weight to create a sense of movement. At approximately 1.5 inches long, these earrings are the perfect scale for daytime or for evening wear.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1427225
Wonderful pair of long pair of Victorian onyx earrings with French jet flowers at the top. French jet is a type of polished black glass that was popular during the Victorian era as a form of mourning jewelry. Onyx was also a favored mourning gemstone during the Victorian era and is seen time and time again as a fashionable jewel fashion throughout the 19th century. These earrings have 15k detailing at the top and 15k ear wires...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1427224
C1860 sterling silver pendeloque earrings, over three inches long, make a statement no matter the occasion. The silver earrings have a thin fluted silver band wrapped round and round culminating in a small finial at the bottom. The thin silver fluted band is repeated on the top of the earring in 3 offset curves. These earrings are surprisingly light. The butterfly backs help the earrings fit securely on the ear (hopefully) never to be lost!
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1427223
The term "pique" comes from the French word "piquer" (to prick) and describes a method of inlaying gold or silver onto tortoiseshell. The craft was discovered and perfected in the 17th century by the French Huguenots. The Huguenots later taught the craft to English jewelry artisans. These classical pique earrings with their Greek key design, are a perfect example of the sophistication, polish, depth and natural beauty of pique jewelry...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1427222
Elegant 9K Victorian rose gold colored earrings with a gold ball dangling from the central part of the earring. The ball is repeated in the tops of the earrings, middle, and the very bottom. The original shepherds hook attachment allows for the earrings to slip on and off easily. The gold on the earrings is so reflective you can see the photographer's camera in the large gold ball that hangs from the bottom. These attractive earrings can be dressed up or down and are quite substantial in length ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1427221
Our Berlin iron gothic revival earrings were made in the early part of the nineteenth century and are a wonderful example of historic jewelry. Berlin Iron was first made between 1806-1812, around the time of the Napoleonic Wars, when wealthy Germans were asked to surrender their gold and precious gems for the war effort, in exchange for the delicate and beautifully crafted Berlin iron jewelry. Some of the larger pieces even bore the inscription "Gold gab Ich fur eisen"- "Gold I gave for iron"...