Box, Probably by Joseph-Étienne Blerzy (apprenticed 1750, master 1768, active 1806) Artist: Miniature by Jean-Baptiste Isabey late 18th century French (Paris) Gold, ivory The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Box
An Antique Sapphire and Diamond Tiara of triangular peaked design extending from a narrow band, the floral and foliate motifs with rose-cut diamond leaves amid sapphire florets and buds, further embellished by suspended old mine-cut diamond drops, the apex enhanced by a larger rose-cut diamond, mounted in silver and 18k gold, French assay marks, with fitted box, late 19th century
Sewing Box Late 18th century Straw-work sewing box, decorated all over with parquetry. The exterior of the lid is inlaid with sailing ship and townscape marquetry, and there are traces of coloring. Inside surfaces of the box also have parquetry decorations, pigmented with a variety of colors. Straw-work, which was produced throughout Europe in the 18th century, is a craft that involves splitting straws open lengthways, flattening them out, then gluing them together onto paper to form a ...
A SWISS ENAMELED GOLD SNUFF BOX, LATE 18TH CENTURY oval, decorated wtih claret translucent enamel on engine-turned striped ground, borders of running leaves, the sides with urns marked inside base F crowned, other marks not clear length 2 7/8 in.