E & M Perez Ellen and Michael Perez
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Minerals : Shell : Pre 1900 item #1351528 (stock #603ad)
E & M Perez
Measuring 2 7/8" x 2 1/4", in a decorated brass setting, this well carved cameo is carved in iridescent mother of pearl, with the darker rose colored sections in high relief and the background of white shell. The carving is set into a velvet mount in a brass frame measuring 4 1/2" square. It stands freely, and the back is stamped "Pat Sept 14 97". Likely a souvenir of the Grand Tour in Italy, where cameos were commonly carved for sale, and usually set into mounts as jewelry...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Minerals : Pre 1920 item #1316442 (stock #522ad)
E & M Perez
A nice group of stone lemons fit into a 19th century EAPG compote in the thumbprint pattern. The open compote measures 7 1/2" high and is the same width, dating to the 1870's, with high flint content, and comprised of three sections, base joined with glass wafer to bowl. Excellent condition, no chips or cracks, some slight wear to foot, bubbles visible in base. The stone fruit are later, with good bright color...