A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BRATINA, KHLEBNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1899-1908 the surface painted with shaded polychrome formal foliage and blue scrolls on a stippled ground below green-bordered pale blue lambrequins, 84 standard, Dutch import mark. Click to enlarge. Source: www.sothebys.com/...
Embroidered mid-18th-century palampore - Coromandel Coast, India. Cotton with silk thread.
Pendant. Early 17th century. India or Pakistan. An amulet. The ancient form probably derives from arrowhead-shaped pendants which were believed to confer protection on the wearer. This example has very intricate details and the eyes of the birds are tiny emeralds set in gold. It is made with the 'kundan' technique.
Pendant, white nephrite jade, set with rubies and emeralds in gold using kundan technique. India, possibly Pakistan, circa early 17th century
a beautiful moment in time
Circa 1900 gold, enamel, diamond and pearl brooch. Lovely.
Cartier. i was thinking of trying to find a Cartier board to follow, but decided i would get in much too much trouble.
Faberge gold-mounted diamond and aquamarine pendant necklace, 1899-1908.
A superb Russian antique Faberge gem-set rock crystal and royal purple guilloche enamel parasol handle, workmaster Albert Holmstrom, made in St. Petersburg between 1908 and 1917. The rock crystal knob is engraved with six Art Nouveau style flowers. Each flower is set with a citrine in gold bezel. The enamel collar is applied with gold ribbon tied laurel garlands.