Victorian lozenge-form pendant earrings with old-mine diamonds and dark blue enamel borders, set in gold.
English ca 1870.
Length: 2 1/2 inches
(approx. 10 cts total)
Swiss Gold and Enamel Patch Box
Gold and enamel patch box with a scene of Mt. Blanc as seen from Lake Geneva.
Swiss, late 19th century
Width: 2 inches
Russian Antique 11th Artel Enamel Kovsh
Gilded silver and shaded and cloisonné enamel kovsh with geometric and floral motifs on a blue ground. A kovsh is a traditional Russian drinking cup, originally carved out of wood in the form of a duck. In this decorative kovsh, the bird-like form is clearly evident.
By the 11th Artel, Moscow, ca. 1910
Length: 4-1/8 inches; height: 2 inches
Enamel and Diamond Necklace
White and black enamel diamond necklace in silver and gold.
English ca. 1895.
Length: 17 inches
Gold and Enamel Snuff Box
Gold and enamel snuffbox with scene of two children and a dog.
Hanau, Germany, ca. 1830
Width: 2 3/4 inches
Antique Lapis Lazuli and Enamel Cocktail Ring
Sugarloaf lapis lazuli cocktail ring with turquoise enamel geometric design and diamond-set trefoil at the base. Set in platinum with coral and diamonds.
Possibly Austrian with French import marks, ca. 1920.
Russian gilded silver and enamel kovsh, decorated with a polychrome scrolling floral design and twisted rope border, the bowl terminating with an acorn finial.
A kovsh is a type of Russian drinking vessel, the oval shape modeled from a boat, with some versions designed as birds and ducks. Originally made of wood, silver versions emerged in the 16th century as the form increasingly assumed a ceremonial status.
Moscow, late 19th century.
4-3/8 x 2-1/4 x 2-1/4
Fabergé Eosite and Enamel Circular Dish
Gold, eosite, and green enamel circular dish.
Fabergé, workmaster H. Wigström.
St. Petersburg, Russia, ca. 1905.
Diameter: 2 3/4 in.
Provenance: The Forbes Magazine Collection
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