Mayu is an easy to wear pullover that is perhaps best described as a stylish poncho with sleeves. The tweediness of the Fine Donegal and the soft halo of the Silk Cloud combine to create a beautiful fabric that is both slightly rustic and decidedly sophisticated. Cozy and chic!
Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Three-stone Ring, Gattle, prong-set with three old European-cut diamonds weighing approx. 1.29, 1.87, and 1.31 cts., the scrolling shoulders bead-set with eight old single-cut diamond melee, engraved highlights, open gallery with millegrain accents, approx. total diamond wt. 4.55 cts.
Ottoman jambiya, 18th to 19th century, steel, jade, gold, brass, gemstone, H. with sheath 15 1/16 in. (38.3 cm); H. without sheath 13 3/16 in. (33.5 cm); H. of blade 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); W. 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm); Wt. 11.8 oz. (334.5 g); Wt. 4.7 oz. (133.2 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.
Ottoman karabala style scimitar, early 17th c, steel, brass, silver, gold, jade, turquoise, L., 42 1/16 in. (106.83 cm); sword L., 40 1/8 in. (101.9 cm); blade L., 35 in. (88.9 cm); Wt., 4 lb. 4 oz. (1928 g), Met Museum. This is a typical Ottoman presentation saber of the 17th c. Many similar weapons, as well as shields and complete horse trappings similiarly mounted in silver-gilt and set with jade plaques and turquoise, were captured after the unsuccessful Turkish seige of Vienna in 1683.
Caucasian kindjal, 19th century,steel, silver, enamel, L. with sheath 21 5/8 in. (54.9 cm); L. without sheath 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm); L. of blade 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm); W. 1 9/16 in. (3.4 cm); Wt. 15.4 oz. (436.6 g); Wt. of sheath 12.5 oz. (354.4 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.
Art Deco Platinum, Ruby, and Diamond Jabot, France, channel-set with twenty-eight rubies, and old European and old single-cut diamonds, approx. total diamond wt. 4.37 cts., millegrain accents, lg. 3 in., French guarantee stamp.
Art Deco Platinum, Ruby, and Diamond Jabot, France, channel-set with twenty-eight rubies, old European, and old single-cut diamonds, approx. total diamond wt. 4.37 cts., millegrain accents, lg. 3 in., French guarantee stamp.