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Glass light shade

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Glass light shade

Art Deco hanging "TOUPIE" multicolour glass light shade c. 1925

Eighteenth century portrait ring with diamonds

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Eighteenth century portrait ring with diamonds

English ca 1760 portrait ring with diamonds. Measurements of the bezel ; 15 x 13 mm Ring size : "Q" = US 8+1/4

Renaissance intaglio ring

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Renaissance intaglio ring

Carved blue chalcedony intaglio of a male portrait in ancient toga and stance.The ring is ca 1740. Measurements of bezel : 13 x 12 mm Ring size :"J"+1/2 = US 5+1...

Silver sealing wax case

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Silver sealing wax case

Probably English ca 1760 sealing wax case, with a seal underneath. Wonderful quality. Measurements : 9 cm in height. 79.5 gram

Giardinetti ring with rose diamond

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Giardinetti ring with rose diamond

English ca 1770 Giardinetti ring with a rose cut diamond in the middle and many small diamonds in the rest of the ring. Measurements of bezel : 15 mm Ring size...

Pair of cufflinks

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Pair of cufflinks

Pair of cufflinks ca 1890 marked 18 only, with enamel rubies, emeralds, and diamonds.

Roman intaglio ring

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Roman intaglio ring

A good sized ancient Roman chrome chalcedony intaglio of perhaps Ceres / holding a pear and with a wheat sheaf / as a symbol of "plenty" and renewal in nature were i...

Early eighteenth century shoe snuff box

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Early eighteenth century shoe snuff box

Very finely carved, probably French ca 1740 box wood snuff box in shape of a shoe. Measurements : 10 cm in lenght, 5 cm in height.

Roman intaglio ring

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Roman intaglio ring

A fine ancient Roman intaglio in green chrome chalcedony depicting Athena holding Nike on her streched out hand.Nike was a very close acquaintance of Athena, and is ...

Renaissance gold ring with diamond

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Renaissance gold ring with diamond

Ca 1500 gold ring with a single table cut diamond. Some traces of enamel. Measurements of bezel 4.6 x 4. 2 mm Ring size :"L" + 1/2 = US "6"

Large silvered copper medal

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Large silvered copper medal

Large silvered copper medal "Marchio Nerius Corsinius" Dated 1726. of Neri Corsini ambassador to England. Born 1685-1770. Signed : Maria Weber 1697-1775 Diameter...

Ca 1700 Italian devotional gold ring

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Ca 1700 Italian devotional gold ring

Unmarked gold ring , probably Italian ca 1690-1700 gold ring, with and enraved bezel where the letters "I H S " / Jesus Hominum Salvator " stand proud. The underide ...

English Ivory Teetotum gambling ball

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English Ivory Teetotum gambling ball

Ca 1700 English gambling dice with thirty two fazetts, each fazett is engraved with a letter. The English philosopher John Locke mentions a thirty two sided ivory ba...

1680 enamelled gold ring with cobalt glass

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1680 enamelled gold ring with cobalt glass

English ca 1680 gold ring with cobalt glass. The sides of the gold ring is enamelled, and the large glass is to imitate a sapphire. Measurement of bezel :10 x 9 mm ...

Seventeenth century gold cross with diamonds

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Seventeenth century gold cross with diamonds

Probably Spanish ca 1680 gold cross , engraved and set with diamonds. Measurements 68 mm in drop

Memento Mori gold ring

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Memento Mori gold ring

Eighteenth century Memento Mori ring, on the outside engraved with flowers and a skull. The inside is wth and engraved message that reads : " J Goodall ar. obt 19 Fe...

Seventeenth century posy ring

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Seventeenth century posy ring

Seventeenth century posy ring with the posy "A vertouos wife preserveth life " Width of band 5.2 mm Ring size "N" = US 7

Late Byzantine gold ring

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Late Byzantine gold ring

Fourteenth century Byzantine gold ring. The edge of the bezel is engraved with "mirror writing" with typical letters used in the fourteenth century , the middle is w...

Eighteenth century ivory candlestick

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Eighteenth century ivory candlestick

Ca 1760 excentric lathe turned ivory candlestick. The candlestick screws apert in three places. Probably Italian. Height 15 cm

Engine turned silver inkstand

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Engine turned silver inkstand

Ca 1700 engine turned scribes portable silver inkstand with a special compartment underneath and a sander and ink"bottle". Unmarked Probably German or Swiss. Hei...

1690 fire gilt silver beaker from Augsburg

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1690 fire gilt silver beaker from Augsburg

Very good quality silver beaker / 1760 gram / with stippled or /snake skin decoration / with the original fire gilding. Marked underneath the the town mark of Augsbu...

17 the century posy ring

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17 the century posy ring

ca 1680 heavy gold posy ring. Engraved inside; " onus ona onum " Width of ring is 5.5 mm Ring size : "P" + 1/2= US "8"

Book pendant with enamelled pages

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Book pendant with enamelled pages

Very small gold pendant with inlaid lapis lazuly covers and with four enamelled pages. The enamelled pages are with the poem in French by Alfred de Musset and calle...

Renaissance revival gold ring

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Renaissance revival gold ring

ca 1880 probably French gold ring with enamel and a cabochon sapphire

Late Roman gold ring with sapphire

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Late Roman gold ring with sapphire

Ca 600 A.D. gold ring with cabochon sapphire. The shoulders are with granulated decoration. Measurement of bezel : 13.6 x 10.5 mm Ring size : "K" = US 5+1/2

Beautifully carved carnelian scarab, in the ancient Etruscan manner with a seal carved on the underside, in a gold setting with Etruscan granulation. Makers mark on pin….Probably Rome Italy ca 1880   Measurement of scarab :18 x 12 mm   height : 10 mm

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Emeralds ring

Gold and emeralds ring , probably Spanish ca 1780. The overarching gold ring is set with 15 table cut emeralds. Ring size : "N" = 6+3/4

Etruscan revival carnelian scarab stick pin

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Etruscan revival carnelian scarab stick pin

Beautifully carved carnelian scarab, in the ancient Etruscan manner with a seal carved on the underside, in a gold setting with Etruscan granulation. Makers mark on ...

Hungarian silver gilt beaker

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Hungarian silver gilt beaker

1688 silver gilt beaker with engraved arms and dated 1688. The stippled or "snake skin" decorated beaker is engraved with a cartouche with the name Garparus Seredi :...

Two silver gilt , enamelled dress ornaments

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Two silver gilt , enamelled dress ornaments

Two silver gilt and enamelled dress ornaments, ca 1620, with glass / imitating garnets/ . Must have been used as a dress ornament and was fastened onto the dress, ei...

Large silver second course dish

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Large silver second course dish

Large silver second course dish ca 1760 , marked with the town mark of Hanover and the Maker mark of Peter Franz Bunsen 1725 1795 Diameter :34 cm weight 1100 g...

Medieval pilgrims medal

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Medieval pilgrims medal

Probably English ca 1300 gilt bronze pilgrim's medal, depicting "Veronica's veil" These medieval "souvenirs" were bought after completing arduous and often hazardou...

Diamonds and Rubies gold broach

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Diamonds and Rubies gold broach

Fine ca 1840 English pair of hearts, in diamonds and rubies. Measurements:29 x 22 mm

Gold vesta case

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Gold vesta case

Antique French gold vesta case in the shape of a shell, set with a cabochon sapphire. ca 1900

Ancient Roman gold earrings

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Ancient Roman gold earrings

Pair of ancient ca 300 A.D. gold earrings with original amethyst beads. The hoops are hollow in construction. Length of earrings:39 mm

Eighteenth century topaz and diamonds ring

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Eighteenth century topaz and diamonds ring

Ca 1760 English gold and silver ring , with a yellow topaz and diamonds set around in silver. Topaz and diamonds are foiled to give a brighter appearance to the ston...

Silver posy ring

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Silver posy ring

Ca 1700 silver posy ring, with the inscription inside:" FEARE GOD ONLY" Makers mark "W" in shaped shield The ring has fire gilding on the inside. Width of band:6 ...

Enamelled Russian” Propaganda ” cigarette case

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Enamelled Russian” Propaganda ” cigarette case

Ca 1918 Moscow cigarette case with an inset enameled picture of Lenin delivering one of speeches to his followers. The enamel is after a famous oil painting . Avant-...

1756 diamonds and crystal memorial ring

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1756 diamonds and crystal memorial ring

Gold memorial ring with black enamel. The raised inscription reads: "Marg Stenton ob 11 may 1756 AE 38 " In the center is a diamond fazetted rock crystal , and two ...

Gilt bronze corpus

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Gilt bronze corpus

Gilt bronze corpus ca 1500. The finely chiseled bronze figure is fire gilt. Probably Italian.The head has a peg onto which a halo was attached. measurements: 13 x 1...

Silver rail pass

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Silver rail pass

"Large " enamelled and hand engraved silver rail-pass. Given by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company to Captain and Mrs R Gordon Munro in 1927 Measurements: 11 ...

Eighteenth century Grand Tour ring

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Eighteenth century Grand Tour ring

Gold ring set with a light blue agate on top of it an Islamic seal set in gold . Probably an Islamic seal bought in the Middle East and on return set into this commi...

Medieval silver gilt ring

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Medieval silver gilt ring

Fire gilt silver ring, engraved with bead work and diagonal lines to create a pattern. English ca 1500. The inside has been gilt as well. Ring size : "N" = US 7 Wi...

Early posy ring

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Early posy ring

Gold posy ring ca 1650. Reads:"ACCePt my good will" Narrow excavated band Ring size:M = US 6+ 1/4 Width of band: 2.5 mm

Eighteenth century silver gilt drinking cup

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Eighteenth century silver gilt drinking cup

"Double barrel cup" in silver with the original fire gilding. Augsburg 1749-51 by Jacob Biller Height 11 cm Marked on both pieces with Town mark and makers ...

Medieval carnelian armorial seal ring

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Medieval carnelian armorial seal ring

Very rare medieval. ca 1350 carnelian armorial seal in modern high carat gold ring. These medieval armorial seals are the rarest of all the carved gems. Throughout t...

Black amore cameo ring with diamonds

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Black amore cameo ring with diamonds

Two colored agate cameo of a black male, set in silver and gold. The silver surround is pave set with tiny diamonds. The ring is high carat gold and is ca 1800. Ring...

Medieval sapphire ring

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Medieval sapphire ring

English ca 1350-1400 medieval sapphire and gold ring, with punched decoration on the shoulders. All reference books have plenty of rings illustrated with the likes o...

Eighteenth century Hispano-Philippine silver filigree box

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Eighteenth century Hispano-Philippine silver filigree box

Oval, egg shaped silver filigree "bonbonniere" box with handles. Ca 1780-90 Hispano-Phillipine.The shape of the box , or rather the form of it is European, but the ...