Pair of Biwa flower clip earrings by Seaman Schepps. Each: Five keshi freshwater pearl petals surrounding a faceted sapphire (approx. 1 ct) bordered by brilliant-cut diamonds. Mount 18k gold. Signed “Seaman Schepps 750”. United States, mid-20th century. Excellent condition.
Approximate diameter: 1 1/4 in. #1152
Pair of coin silver creamer and sugar. Made by Seymour Hoyt in New York, ca 1840.
Creamer: Tapering ovoid body on spread foot, elongated u-spout, and wide looping scroll handle. Rim has tooled flowers. Sugar: Tapering ovoid body on spread foot, wide looping scroll handle, and raised cover with berry finial. Rim has tooled flowers. A large striking pair by a Pearl Street maker, who was active in the first half of the 19th century. Very good condition.
Large dimensions: Creamer: H 7 3/4 x W 7 ...
Pair of modern earrings in diamond, platinum, and coral, C 1980. Each: Platinum arch with diamonds, and inset with coral ovals. A smart pair.
Excellent condition. Coral has a rich color.
Length: 1 in. 1039
American Retro brooch, ca. 1940. Scrolls embellished with sprays of sapphires, diamonds, rubies, and a single pearl. A band of inlaid sapphires and diamonds joins the scrolls. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 2 1/8 x W 1 3/4 in. 940
Early Showa (1930s) Japanese mother of pearl obidome (sash ornament) carved in a shape of a lush peony flower. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, it is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Beautiful mother of pearl material, wonderful carving of numerous petals, very pleasant finish. Metal fixture with two loops on the back for an obi cord. Length 2 inches.
Late Qing Dynasty (19th/early 20th century) Chinese silver chatelaine to be worn on a belt, with five suspended items for personal grooming including an ear pick, stylized sword and halberd and two pointed tools (possibly for fingernails). Did not photograph well.. Most probably was intended as presentation piece for a Mongolian or Manchu person, and is decorated with auspicious symbols - flower and pearls on the upper holder, a bat surrounded by two coins and four Yin-Yang emblems on the lower ...
Very desirable sterling silver salad serving pair in Vine. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. This pair comprises spoon and fork. Each: Loosely arranged wraparound peapod vine on tapering and gently waving handle. Bowl and shank gilt-washed with irregular rim and incised veins. Spoon has stylistically integrated monogram engraved on verso. This pattern is commonly known as Fruits and Flowers, and was in production from 1872 to before 1904. Very good condition.
Length: Spoon: 10 in. Fork: 10 in...
Edwardian sterling silver and mother of pearl fruit set. Made by Walker & Hall in Sheffield in 1902. This set comprises 12 knives and 12 forks.
Sterling silver blades and shanks engraved with flowers. Handles are mother of pearl with carved flutes and ball terminal. In original stained wood case with silk lining and fitted velvet.
Fully marked. Case has maker’s label. Wonderful condition with rich patina and only minor age-related wear. One knife missing ball terminal.
Height: Knife: 7 1...
This pretty brooch with stones mounted in silver-topped 18k gold has been designed in the shape of a flower.
The petals have been formed from 5 incised citrines in a warm smokey yellow-brown color which surround a cut diamond in the center.
The stem of the flower and the petals' border are all highlighted by inlaid old European and rose-cut diamonds.
The back has been marked with a French guarantee stamp.
The brooch measures approximately 1 3/4" X 1 1/4" and was made Circa:1880.
It is a lov...
You won’t find a more wonderful pair of Art Nouveau trays. These were made by Tiffany & Co. in New York at the turn of the century. Each: a peacock’s tail embellished with flower heads and tendrils. The handle has pierced scrolls and a pair of nuzzling doves. Engraved script monogram. Hallmark includes pattern no. 14667 (first produced in 1901) and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition and patina.
Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 12 x D 7 5/8 in. Total weight: 27.75 troy ounc...
Pair of 800 silver scallop shells. Each: Stippled and pointille flutes and tooled flowers and scrolls. Interior gilt washed. Two ball supports. A traditional form with good heft and texture. Italian hallmark (1944-68). Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1 x W 3 7/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Heavy total weight: 11 troy ounces. #BQ618
Late Meiji period (1890s to 1912) Japanese light colored buffalo horn kushi (hair comb) inlaid on both sides with decoration of chrysanthemum and cherry flowers with leaves. Horn body, salmon pink and white coral, tortoise shell and mother of pearl inlays. Beautiful elegant work in Japanese taste, in great condition. Length 3 7/8 inches (9.7 cm).
Pair of early 19th century menuki - Japanese sword fittings - each depicting different hanaike - hanging container for flower arrangement, one made out of a bamboo stem, the other out of a hollow double gourd. Fantastic unusual design in Japanese taste, excellent casting and detailing, beautiful patina. Length 1 7/16 inches.
Pair of early 19th century Japanese sword menuki depicting egrets wading in a stream with swirling water, grasses and flowering water lilies. Elegant design, bronze with silvering and gilding, overall in very good condition. Length 1 3/8 inches.
20 various 19th century mother of pearl game counters also called loo chips. Different shapes, some pierced, all are hand carved on both sides, some with flower designs, some with figures in various settings.Very well carved, overall in good condition. Length of the longest 2 3/8 inches.
20 various 19th century mother of pearl game counters also called loo chips. Different shapes, some pierced, all are hand carved on both sides, some with flower designs, some with figures in various settings. Very well carved, overall in good condition. Length of the longest 2 7/16 inches.
Pair of pretty sterling silver candlesticks, ca 1925. Tapering and faceted shaft on raised foot. Urn socket with detachable bobeche. Delicate flowers engraved on upper shaft. Hallmarked La Pierre, a New York maker that was acquired by International Silver Co. in 1929. Hallmark includes no. 441. Condition: A good working pair. One candlestick has a minor dent to the socket and a few foot pings.
Dimensions: H 10 1/8 x D 3 5/8 in. Weighted. #BP700
Pair of wedding-gift quality American sterling silver wine bottle coasters, ca 1890. Round with chased garland—bunched ribbon-tied flowers. Three-letter script monogram. Wood bottom. Marked “Sterling” and “925/1000 Fine”. One numbered 4603. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 2 7/8 x D 5 in. Total gross weight: 13 troy ounces. #BT120