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  Beautiful Napoleon III French gold inlay pique lady's coin purse Beautiful Napoleon III French gold inlay pique lady's coin purse

  Beautiful Napoleon III French gold inlay pique lady's coin purse of very fine quality! Pique case, inlaid with fragments of gold and mother of pearl. The inlay work is in sublime condition!!
The inside is unfortunately completely damaged!!  It was made with panels of faux tortoise shell. The front of this case is a magnificent work of art!
This case has some minor age related signs of wear such as very small fine surface scratches/marks, but except for the inside still very good condition for its age!!
Size: 8 x 5 cm. Made around 1850 -1860

  Napoleon III French gold inlay pique etui case of the finest quality Stunning Napoleon III French gold inlay pique etui case

  Stunning Napoleon III French gold inlay pique etui case of the finest quality! Pique case, inlaid with fragments of gold.The inlay work is in sublime condition!! This one holding 2 pairs of glasses, a place for needles and a needle sharpener. I presume there must have been scissors too in the second part instead of a second pair of glasses. The inside is lined in blue silk and the little leather baffled sides allow it to expand to hold the accessories. (one leather side damaged! see picture). It was made with panels of faux tortoise shell .
A precious curiosity, very good craftsmanship! The front of this case is a magnificent work of art.
Minor age related signs of wear such as very small fine surface scratches/marks, but still very good condition for its age!! Size: 13,5 x 6,5 cm. Made around 1850 -1860

 

  18th century gild bronze chatelaine, richly decorated 18th century gild bronze chatelaine, richly decorated

  Gorgeous 18th century gild bronze chatelaine, richly decorated head plate and 3 smaller plates. The head plate attached by hinges. dating from c.1730 - 1780.
The top plate is cast and chased with a rich scene of a cherub. The second plaque has also a little cherub. On the third plaque, a shell. On the bottom plaque is another little cherub.The cherubs have 3 different poses! 
And pending are 3 hooks on which trinkets or utilities could be hung.The top cartouche has a hook on the back to fix it on a girdle or belt. The chatelaine is in perfect condition!!
Total length: 10,5 cm; width: 4,5 cm

 

   18th century gild bronze chatelaine, made of richly decorated gilt bronze

  Gorgeous 18th century gild bronze chatelaine, made of richly decorated gilt bronze with a head plate and 3 smaller plates, attached by hinges. A symbol of status and wealth. dating from c.1730 - 1780. The top plate is cast and chased with a scene of a lady with a dog, a bird and a shell at her feet. The second plaque has some masks on it. On the third plaque, a man with a flower in his hand sits with his prey on his lap and bird in his other hand.
On the bottom plaque is a little cherub. And pending are 2 bronze charms: a bunny and a dog. In the middle a key; (probably of a fob watch).
2 exterior chains (left and right) are gone. The hook on the back has been removed and replaced by a pin to use it as a brooch.
The chatelaine is in very good condition!! Chatelaine, western Europe, 18th century. Total length: 18 cm; length without the key: 14 cm

 

  antique solid silver pill box with enamel decoration

 Lovely antique solid silver pill box with enamel decoration. Hinged lid. Blue enameled lines around a turqoois field on the lid. Silver marks difficult to read: ? and 800.
size: 4,5 x 5,5 cm; height 1,2 cm. Age related signs of wear such as very small fine surface scratches and some slight damage to the enamel. Still a lovely pill box ! ca 1920

  

 

  Set of 6 Gallia knife rests, by Christoffle; designed by Sandoz for the Normandy ship, ca 1935

 

  Antique Leda & swan silver plated bronze wax seal, swan adoring young lady! Art nouveau. Antique bronze wax seal, gilt bronze lady with dragon at her feet Antique seal Vienna bronze owl, old Wiener bronze, wax seal, ca 1920 bronze art nouveau seal Antique bronze seal: nude lady looking adoringly at a satyr's head. 9,5 cm. Click for more pictures  

  A collection of antique wax seals in bronze, silver, silver plated .......

 

  gorgeous perfume bottles, vermeil; cameo glass Daum, silver and Val St Lambert? acid etched with Delheid silver stopper and bottom. gorgeous perfume bottles, vermeil; cameo glass Daum, silver and Val St Lambert? acid etched with Delheid silver stopper and bottom.  click for more pictures! 

  Gorgeous perfume bottles, vermeil; cameo glass Daum, and Val St Lambert? acid etched with Delheid silver stopper and bottom.

 

  Exquisite French mourning frame with beautiful palette hair work: a cross with wreath on a tomb, plants, flowers .... with a painted background. memento mori, French mourning frame with palette hair work.  click pictures for the whole MEMENTO MORI collection!

  Collection of Napoleon III or Victorian memento mori's, mourning frames with hair of deceased loved ones under domed glass..... 19th century.

   

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 Collection of art deco, flapper era, half dolls, pincushion dolls, ....

 

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  Antique Victorian silver pocket snuffbox, 19th century .

 

  click for more pictures     cane 3

  Beautiful art nouveau man's cane, walking stick, solid silver. H 83 cm

 

  click for more pictures    cane 1

  Nice walking stick, cane with ivory head. H 85 cm

 

  

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memento mori with palette hairwork,  in vulcanite frame memento mori with palette hairwork, ca 1880     

 

 

 

 

 

    Santa ornament, vintage glass blown German ornaments, christmas ornaments, glass spun and cotton, chocolate molds, memento mori mourning frames with hairwork

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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