VICTORIAN small bust of a lovely lady in cast metal with a shimmering golden colored finish

VICTORIAN small bust of a lovely lady in cast metal with a shimmering golden colored finish. It is 5″ tall and 1-5/8″ at the widest. In a 1902 Becken Catalog, these are called “Library Statuary” and many styles and sizes were offered. You can see some examples HERE. As can be seen in the photos, … Continue reading “VICTORIAN small bust of a lovely lady in cast metal with a shimmering golden colored finish”

GRADUATED Victorian gold tone three strand beads necklace

GRADUATED Victorian gold tone three strand beads necklace with beads and two stations, wearable length 15-1/2″. My picker in England tells me that this is a Victorian era necklace, but it’s such a classic it’s hard to tell. This lays just beautifully on the neck, a graceful classic. View View View #V38461 $298.00

VICTORIAN black enamel on gold tone bracelet with an applied design

VICTORIAN pinchbeck gold tone bracelet with an applied design to give it depth and wonderful black enameling. It is adjustable to three sizes, 7, 7-1/8 and 7-1/4″ and it is 1-1/8″ wide at the front and tapers down to 1/2″ wide at the very back. So unusual! View View #V39803 $348.00

VICTORIAN 9 ct, amethyst, seed pearl bow pendant lavalier

VICTORIAN 9 ct, amethyst and seed pearl pendant necklace, pendant total length 1-1/2″, chain wearable length 15″, pendant and chain marked 9ct. The pearl bow beautifully emphasizes the amethysts in this wonderful design, circa 1900. This is a lovely jewelry piece and it is in excellent condition. View View #V36884 $698.00

VICTORIAN gilt silver hinged bangle with aesthetic design, 1880s

VICTORIAN gilt silver hinged bangle with birds, bamboo and leaves design, clasp is marked “Vaughton’s patent” inside along with maker’s mark “V&S”, circa 1880s Aesthetic or Japonesque style, 6-2/3″ by 1′. As you can see in the pictures, some of the gold has softly worn off in places. The Aesthetic period was inspired by simple naturalistic asymmetrical … Continue reading “VICTORIAN gilt silver hinged bangle with aesthetic design, 1880s”

VICTORIAN coin purse, cut steel beads

VICTORIAN coin purse with cut steel beads on a knitted base and a silver over brass Greek god faux coins top motif. There is a maker’s mark “R” in an arrowhead and “patn Mar 25, ’90″marked too , size 2-1/4” across. This purse can be seen on page 204 of Haertig’s “More Beautiful Purses”. View View View #P12673 $85.00