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similar to Antique Bug Brooch with Amethysts and Pearls C 1880
Victorian English bug brooch, ca. 1880. Three faceted amethysts in form of bug. Wings are silver wire mounted with seed pearls. Excellent condition and nice patina.
Length: 1 3/4 in. 606
Beautiful 18K rose gold and diamond brooch, ca 1880. A scallop shell inlaid with 175 rose-cut diamonds. Overhanging “valve” terminates in volute scrolls and is bisected with raised band of 10 inlaid rose-cut diamonds with a brown diamond drop. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 1 1/2 in. Weight: 12.4 dwt. #1179
Delightful figural silver brooch in form of stork with natural Baroque pearl body and approximately 100 inlaid rose-cut diamonds. Beak gold and eye cabochon ruby. Gold back. England, ca 1880. Fine condition.
Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 2 1/4 in. Pearl: D (approx.) 1 1/8 in. #1156
Swiss Enamel, Pearl and Gold Mounted Brooch, Circa 1880. The central enamel plaque depicts the Chateau de Chillon amidst the Swiss Alps in beautiful realistic subtle hues. The gold frame is engraved and set with several pearl sections alternating with sections of enamel (minor traces of loss to enamel). The back of the brooch is enameled in a pale blue hue and signed “Chillone” for the Château de Chillon. The Château was originally inhabited by the Savoy family and today is a destinati...
Art Nouveau 14k gold choker with amethysts and pearls. Eight leafy scroll partitions, each applied with two pearls and one amethyst. They are joined at top and bottom by intricate curvilinear chains. United States, ca 1900. Fine condition with lovely patina.
Length: 14 1/8 in. Weight: 22.3 dwt. #985
This is a gorgeous sterling silver pendant brooch with gold in a unique Renaissance Revival design circa 1880. This pendant brooch is comprised of a central flower basket in gold with flowers and leaves in enamel scrolling out. Above the basket are three diamonds surmounted with a gold shell, and below the basket with a flower set with a small ruby. Around the basket are openwork scrolls that create curved sides and a dramatic dynamic silhouette. A natural pearl drop hangs from the bottom of t...
Amusing shakudo brooch with copper and gold detail featuring a woman in repose. The brooch is braced by a sterling silver mount. Made in Japan. Meiji period, ca. 1880. Excellent condition with fabulous patina.
Length: 2 3/8 in. #1120
Charming rectangular Shakudo brooch with gold and silver detail featuring a laughing man. The brooch is braced by a 12K gold mount. Made in Japan. Meiji era, ca. 1880. Excellent condition with fine patina.
Dimensions: H 7/8 x L 1 7/8 in. #1119
A delightful Shakudo brooch featuring a laughing face with exaggerated features including large copper lips as well as copper rope detail. Made in Japan. Meiji era, ca. 1880. Excellent condition with lovely patina.
Dimensions: H 3/4 x L 1 3/4 in. #1118
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...
Pair of European shagreen and silver candlesticks, ca 1880. Each: Column on raised square base covered with green-tinted shagreen. Silver Corinthian capital with detachable and wavy clear glass bobeche and beaded and square silver socket. Column encircled with scaly snake. On base silver mounts including paterae and scrolls as well as dolphins at corners. Unmarked.
Condition: Uneven sunning with one candlestick noticeably more faded. The faded candlestick has largely intact shagreen apart ...
Austrian 800 silver box, ca 1880. Rectangular. Flat hinged cover, twisted corner columns with foliate capitals, and applied foliage and scrolls. Engraved scrolls and foliage on diaper ground. Cover has applied oval cartouche (vacant). Rests on plain corner supports. With detachable liner. A beautiful piece - weighty and substantial. Box and liner hallmarked. Fine condition.
Dimensions: H 3 ½ x W 7 ½ x D 5 3/8 in. Weight: 42 troy onces. #BO141
Charming English floral brooch, ca. 1860. Sterling silver and 18 kt gold encrusted with rose-cut diamonds in open pierced setting. The brooch can be converted to a pendant - a popular feature with Victorian jewelery. Excellent condition with antique patina.
Diameter: 1 3/8 in.
Antique magnifying glass, ca 1900. Tapering mother of pearl handle overlaid with silver scrollwork. Circular lens in metal frame. Handle marked “sterling”. Nice condition.
Length: 11 in. Lens diameter: 4 in. #BM975
Baroque pearl in form of bear on gold back, C 1950. Decorated with platinum and diamonds. With 15 kt white gold chain. Excellent condition. Dimensions: Pendant: Height: 1 ½ in. Chain: 15 ¾ in. 1036
A fabulous antique 22K gold and enamel Renaissance Revival pendant featuring a white enamel maiden or goddess with gold goat on diamond-encrusted pedestal. Group framed by wreath with enamel, seed pearls, two large emeralds, and 2 enamel female busts. Italian, ca. 1880. Excellent condition.
H 3 1/4 x W 1 1/2 in. Weight: 25 g. #1134
A spectacular pair of 22K gold and enamel elephant-head bangle bracelets decorated with deep red, blue, and green enamel and rose-cut diamonds. Made in Jaipur, India, ca. 1880. Provenance: formerly in the collection of the Maharani of Jaipur. Excellent condition. Total weight: 102 g. #1132
American Art Deco platinum and diamond brooch, ca. 1930. Rectilinear lozenge with brilliant- and emerald-cut stones. Excellent condition.
Length: 1 7/8 in. Approx. weight: 5.7 carats. #1056