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Welcome to PeterSzuhay.com We deal mainly in antique silver, intaglios, cameos, ancient carved gems, European works of art, carved ivories, snuffboxes, pomanders, kunstkammer objects, early jewellery, carved coral, Russian silver, Faberge, Russian jewellery, etc. Please browse our catalogue.

Peter Szuhay is renowned for having one of the largest collections of antique silver, European works of art, intaglios and cameos in central London. You can visit him at Grays Antiques Market in Mayfair, London.

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Silver and paste brooch

ca 1890 silver and paste crocodile brooch. Measurements :11 cm

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1600 silver gilt belt

Partially gilt silver belt, sections are cast and chased with masks and late Renaissance ornaments. Probably German or Dutch ca 1600 Length 65 cm

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seventeenth century devotional pendant

Probably Italian ca 1660 gold , devotional pendant with diamonds and rubies. I the middle with an enamelled plaque depicting the Madonna and child. Drop: 41 ...

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Paste riviere

Late nineteenth century open back silver and gold paste riviere necklace. The graduating cushion shaped silver settings are gold backed. Length : 38 cm

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Cameo ring

Agate hardstone cameo ring. The cameo is of Athena and made at the end of the seventeenth century probably in Italy. The high arat gold ring is later.

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Platinum heart with natural pearl

Ca 1890 platinum heart with diamonds, sapphires and a "large" natural pearl in the middle. Beautifully pierced in the back with a flower. Measurements : 19 x...

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Late Roman gold ring with cab sapphire

ca 400 A.D Roman gold ring with cabochon sapphire. The sides of the ring is decorated with gold granules. Measurements of bezel :14 x 11 mm Ring size "K"...

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eighteenth century gold mounted agate box

English Ca 1770 rare red agate snuff box with gold mounts. Measurements of box :78 mm x 58 mm x 30 mm

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1700 Memento Mori ring

English ca 1700 Memento Mori ring with black enamel, the bezel is sert with a fazeted rock crystal .Under the crystal is a "decorative" monogram in braid, which...

Silver Toothpick Holder
 

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Silver Toothpick Holder

Silver toothpick holder. Portugese c.1860 Town mark of Porto and Mk.mark. Height 16cm

Parcel gilt Herrendgrund tumbler cup
 

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Parcel gilt Herrendgrund tumbler cup

Herrendgrund tumbler cup. Ca 1740 Herrendgrund is situated about one mile from Neushol, and is famous for a spring, which according to the common opinion is...

Ottonian Gold Ring
 

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Ottonian Gold Ring

A remarkably rare late eleventh century, Ottonian gold ring with pearls, and a cabochon garnet.

Fourteenth Century Gold Iconographic Ring
 

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Fourteenth Century Gold Iconographic Ring

Fourteenth century gold iconographic ring. English ca 1350 Size "L" US "6". Weight 3 grams, size of bezel 11mm x 5mm

Seventeenth century armorial silver ring
 

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Sixteenth century armorial silver ring

Ca 1500 seal engraved armorial silver ring of a heraldic lion. The plain silver ring is probably North Italian. Measurement of the bezel: 17 x 14 mm Ring size...

Silver mounted ivory beaker
 

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Silver mounted ivory beaker

Silver mounted ivory beaker with the inside of the beaker lined with gilt old Sheffield plate. Marked on the silver rim with the Sheffield maker of Thomas Law ...

Ancient Medusa Cameo Pendant
 

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Ancient Medusa Cameo Pendant

Ca 300 A.D. cameo of Medusa in original contemporary very high carat gold setting. Measurements vertical: 25 mm horizontal 18 mm

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Art Nouveau silver and chrysopras belt bucle

"Large" French Art Nouveau silver and gold and chrysopras belt bucle. Measurements : 100 x 59 mm

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Hard stone Cameo brooch

Probably Italian agate cameo brooch with diamond surround ca 1830-40.The cameo depicts the birth of Venus. Measurements : 38 x 30 mm

Diamonds and gold memorial ring
 

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Diamonds and gold memorial ring

Antique diamond and gold memorial ring with black and white enamel.very finely worked wth an inscription in the back : "John Gardner 18 April 1804 Alt 73" Size...

Byzantine nielloed silver ring
 

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Byzantine nielloed silver ring

Very late "Byzantine" silver ring with niello decoration. Dated in the bezel, 1702 Obviously rather Greek than Byzantine. Size of bezel: 16 x 14 mm Ring size...

Etruscan revival gold pendant
 

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Etruscan revival gold pendant

"Large" cabochon garnet set in a 18 ct gold pendant. The pendant is enamelled with blue and white enamel.English ca 1880. Etruscan revival in style..... The ...

Carnelian intaglio ring by Poniatowski
 

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Carnelian intaglio ring by Poniatowski

"Large" oval gold ring ca 1820 set with intaglio portrait signed in Greek letters " KRATIPPOZ" . The signature was one of the several used by Prince Stanislaw P...

Seventeenth century silver beaker
 

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Seventeenth century silver beaker

Tall ca 1660 chased and partially gilt beaker. Hungarian from Transylvania. In 1241-43 Hungary was devastated by the Mongol invasion. The country was seriously...

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Large silver second course dish

Large silver second course dish ca 1760 , marked with the town mark of Hanover and the Maker mark of Peter Franz Bunsen 1725 1795 Diameter :34 cm weight 1...

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Two silver gilt , enamelled dress ornaments

Two silver gilt and enamelled dress ornaments, ca 1620, with glass / imitating garnets/ . Must have been used as a dress ornament and was fastened onto the dres...

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Hungarian silver gilt beaker

1688 silver gilt beaker with engraved arms and dated 1688. The stippled or "snake skin" decorated beaker is engraved with a cartouche with the name Garparus Ser...

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Etruscan revival carnelian scarab stick pin

Beautifully carved carnelian scarab, in the ancient Etruscan manner with a seal carved on the underside, in a gold setting with Etruscan granulation. Makers mar...

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Emeralds ring

Gold and emeralds ring , probably Spanish ca 1780. The overarching gold ring is set with 15 table cut emeralds. Ring size : "N" = 6+3/4

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Renaissance revival gold ring

ca 1880 probably French gold ring with enamel and a cabochon sapphire

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Book pendant with enamelled pages

Very small gold pendant with inlaid lapis lazuly covers and with four enamelled pages. The enamelled pages are with the poem in French by Alfred de Musset and ...

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1690 fire gilt silver beaker from Augsburg

Very good quality silver beaker / 1760 gram / with stippled or /snake skin decoration / with the original fire gilding. Marked underneath the the town mark of A...

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Engine turned silver inkstand

Ca 1700 engine turned scribes portable silver inkstand with a special compartment underneath and a sander and ink"bottle". Unmarked Probably German or Swiss. ...

Mexican silver gilt medallion
 

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Mexican silver gilt medallion

"Large" and heavy silver gilt medallion , ca 1720 Mexican. One side is of the Madonna crowned, the other is of a Saint being canonized. Measurements:70 x 40 mm

Amulet
 

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Amulet

Nineteenth century amulet, of a ferret / probably/ jaws in silver setting. The silver setting is with hinges , as to facilitate the jaws to open....Probably a h...

Medieval Gilt Silver Ring
 

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Medieval Gilt Silver Ring

Ca 1500 mercury gilt silver ring. The original hoop is cast and than engraved. The beaded decoration is in fact entirely created by making a punch that is conca...

Carnelian Scarab Ring
 

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Carnelian Scarab Ring

Etruscan carnelian scarab ring, ca 400 B.C. The scarab is engraved with a Gryllus , in the typical Etruscan method of "globular" engraving technique. The encrus...

Second century gold ring with carnelian intaglio
 

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Second century gold ring with carnelian intaglio

Ancient Roman gold ring, with original carnelian intaglio. ca 200 A.D. Width of gold shank: 4 mm Measurement of bezel :12 x 9 mm Ring size :"O" = US + 1/4

Diamond ring
 

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Diamond ring

"Navette " shaped diamonds and natural pearls ring. Unmarked probably English ca. 1860-80 Measurements of bezel:30 mm x 12 mm Ring size : "M" = US 6+1/2

Early Seventeenth century silver drinking cup
 

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Early Seventeenth century silver drinking cup

Early ca. 1620 partially gilt silver drinking cup. with two cast handles. Probably German. The shape is reminiscent of the so called "pineapple" cups produced i...

Sapphire and diamond ring
 

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Sapphire and diamond ring

"Navette" shaped diamonds and sapphire ring. Unmarked , probably English ca 1840-50. Measurements of bezel:28 mm x 12 mm Ringsize "M" = US 6+ 1/4

1580 silver beaker
 

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1580 silver beaker

Parcel gilt silver beaker on three feet. The feet are modeled as cherubs with wings. The base is inset with a medal. The medal is gilt.The beaker is unmarked. ...

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Eighteenth century ivory candlestick

Ca 1760 excentric lathe turned ivory candlestick. The candlestick screws apert in three places. Probably Italian. Height 15 cm

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Late Byzantine gold ring

Fourteenth century Byzantine gold ring. The edge of the bezel is engraved with "mirror writing" with typical letters used in the fourteenth century , the middle...

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Seventeenth century posy ring

Seventeenth century posy ring with the posy "A vertouos wife preserveth life " Width of band 5.2 mm Ring size "N" = US 7

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Memento Mori gold ring

Eighteenth century Memento Mori ring, on the outside engraved with flowers and a skull. The inside is wth and engraved message that reads : " J Goodall ar. obt ...

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Seventeenth century gold cross with diamonds

Probably Spanish ca 1680 gold cross , engraved and set with diamonds. Measurements 68 mm in drop

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1680 enamelled gold ring with cobalt glass

English ca 1680 gold ring with cobalt glass. The sides of the gold ring is enamelled, and the large glass is to imitate a sapphire. Measurement of bezel :10 x ...

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English Ivory Teetotum gambling ball

Ca 1700 English gambling dice with thirty two fazetts, each fazett is engraved with a letter. The English philosopher John Locke mentions a thirty two sided ivo...

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