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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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Roman intaglio ring

Ancient Roman intaglio of a "horn of plenty" normally associated with the godess Fortuna. Used in ancient times as an amulet or "good luck charm". The high cara...

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450 B.C. ring

Large bronz ring, Greek ca 450-400 B.C. with seal engraving of a beast holding a lance. Measurements of bezel :23 x 28 mm Ring size : "O" = US7+1/2

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Wedgwood , gold and steel chain

Triple length chain, with Wedgwood beads, supported in gold setting, with polished steel. The Wedgwood beads are ca 1790. The gold work could be later.At the en...

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Carved coral ring

Antique gold ring with a carved coral mask. Grand Tour ca 1800 , probably Italian. Ring size : "N"= US6+3/4

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Seventeenth century gold posy ring

Seventeenth century gold posy ring, accompanied with British Museum papers of the makers mark TS The papers with the photo of the mark put the date 1659-1669 ...

Medieval silver ring
 

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Medieval silver ring

Medieval silver band with inscription in "black lettering. The inscription managed to defeat me so I would be grateful for anyone's help. Measurement of the ...

French plate wine cooler 1730
 

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French plate wine cooler 1730

French brass wine cooler ca 1730 with engraved family armorial and "Regence" flat chased decoration. Aristocracy of these times would show their wealth by the ...

Ancient intaglio ring
 

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Ancient intaglio ring

Carnelian intaglio ca first century A.D. in later mount. The mildly domed intaglio is depicting three mounted riders.It has been suggested to me /with thanks t...

Engraved Reliquary
 

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Engraved Reliquary

"Large" engraved silver reliquary, ca 1700 probably German. Measurements: 58 x 48 mm "Thickness" : 14 mm

Eighteenth century turquoise and diamonds ring
 

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Eighteenth century turquoise and diamonds ring

Antique gold and turquoise ring with two small diamonds on either side. The ring is English and ca 1760. Measurement of bezel: 8.5 x 6.5 mm Ring size : "L" = ...

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1730 cruciform garnet and diamond ring

Ca 1730 gold and silver ring with a square garnet in the middle and four diamonds around. Ring size :"I" = 4+1/2

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eighteenth century giardinetti ring

antique English ca 1770 "giardinetti" silver and gold ring. Ring size :"M"= US6+1/2

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Emerald and diamonds ring

English ca 1820 silver and gold ring set with table cut emerald and diamonds around. Ring size : "M" = US 6+1/2

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Enamelled French Belle Epoque brooch

Ca 1880 French gold brooch , with exquisitely painted enamel. The nautical theme continues with dolphins and reeds and a shell studded with diamonds and one sma...

Silver pomander
 

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Silver pomander

"Turned " decoration silver pomander, ca 1700. Probably German.This particular example was to be worn around the neck, probably on a chain. Measurements: 50 mm

Eighteenth century garnet ring
 

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Eighteenth century garnet ring

Eighteenth century silver, gold and garnets ring. English ca 1760. Size of bezel: 19 x 15 mm Ring size: "T" = US 9+3/4

“Large” seventeenth century agate cameo
 

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“Large” ca 1600 agate cameo

A very finely carved mid seventeenth century agate cameo portrait of a noble woman.Probably Italian ca 1600. The three colored /or layered/ gem is of a portrait...

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Russian champleve silver bowl

Antique Russian silver bowl with champleve enamel. Moscow 1893 Height:4.7 cm

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Six Russian champleve enamelled silver spoons

Six Russian champleve enamelled silver spoons.St Petersburg 1877. Length of each spoon:15 cm

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1781 black enamelled gold memorial ring

English 1781 black enamelled memorial ring" Danl Newman+esqOB 1 Oct 1781 AET 41 " Ring size :"P"+1/2 = US 8

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1720 Memento mori ring

English ca 1720 gold and silver memento mori ring , with two diamonds on the shoulder of the ring. Baded monograms under the table cut central glass. Ring size...

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Large diamond set frame with miniature

A large gold and silver frame with a miniature. The back is with a gold hair locket and monogram. The diamonds are set in silver , the back of the silver is gol...

Russian silver teaset
 

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Russian silver teaset

Trompe l’oeil three piece silver tea set. Moscow 1888. Trompe l’oeil silver is made to imitate the bark of birch tree and to give the illusion that this silver ...

Byzantine silver cross
 

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Byzantine silver cross

Silver / with remnants of gilding visible in some areas/ cross ca 1000 A.D. One side is Christ and on the other side a Byzantine warrior Saint in full armor. U...

Rare early hollow gold posy ring
 

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Rare early hollow gold posy ring

Very rare hollow posy ring. Ca 1720, English. Makers mark PR in a heart shaped punch." In god and thee rest my felicity" Gold was a rather expensive commodi...

Silver Scissors Case
 

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Silver Scissors Case

Silver scissors case ca 1710-20. Dutch or English. In the late seventeenth century 500 000 French Protestants left France fleeing religious persecution. Many...

Eighteenth century Masonic intaglio pendant
 

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Eighteenth century Masonic intaglio pendant

Very finely carved late eighteenth century agate intaglio with Free Mason symbols.The gold black enamelled frame is probably missing an "outer" frame...? Measu...

Four enamelled gold buttons with dimonds
 

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Four enamelled gold buttons with dimonds

Four enamelled gold buttons with diamonds. India ca. 1880. Diameter of buttons:16.6 mm

St George and the dragon cameo
 

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St George and the dragon cameo

" Large " and very finely carved sardonyx cameo of Saint George,patron Saint of England slaying the dragon.The cameo is depicting St George in the classical ear...

1700 pendant
 

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1700 pendant

Ca 1700 silver, gold and diamonds pendant with a painted miniature of Joseph and the child Christ. Probably Spanish Measurement 63 mm vertical 45 mm horizonta...

Eighteenth Century Topaz Brooch
 

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Eighteenth Century Topaz Brooch

Eighteenth century silver and topaz brooch. Portuguese ca. 1760

Russian Trompe l’Oeil tea glass holder
 

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Russian Trompe l’Oeil tea glass holder

Russian silver tea glass holder. Hall marked , 1895 St Petersburg

Ancient Roman Lapis Intaglio in Eighteenth cent. fob seal
 

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Ancient Roman Lapis Intaglio in Eighteenth cent. fob seal

Ancient Roman Lapis lazuli intaglio of a goat and a horn of plenty in a high carat eighteenth century Italian fob seal.The intaglio is Roman ca. second century ...

Seventeenth century gilt bronze medal
 

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Seventeenth century gilt bronze medal

Octagonal gilt bronze medal ca 1640 Italian. The medal is cast with a loop to facilitate wearing, so it might have been a "pilgrim's medallion". The medal has S...

Early Tudor silver gilt hat badge
 

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Early Tudor silver gilt hat badge

English ca 1480 silver gilt and niello decorated circular and "double" skinned hat badge. Niello decoration has been used in Europe since Byzantine times and by...

Seventeenth century ivory box
 

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Seventeenth century ivory box

Circular ivory box with a carved lid. Probably Dutch ca 1690-1700.These carved boxes were very popular in the second half of the seventeenth century, and used f...

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Russian two coloured gold cigarette case

Russian two coloured gold cigarette case with sapphire thumbpiece. Marked in base and lid. Inside lid with 1914 inscription. Weight :163.2 grams

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Russian cameo

Large Russian serpentine cameo of St Peter.ca 1800. Measurements:48 x 38 mm

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Three hunting amulets

Three hunting amulets. I understand these are upper jaws of hunting ferrets, encased in silver. South Tyrol, ca 1840 Largest; 30 mm smallest 25 mm

Fourteenth century silver gilt iconographic ring
 

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Fourteenth century silver gilt iconographic ring

English ca 1380-1400 silver gilt iconographic ring. The !saddle" shaped bezel is divided by a "ridge". One side shows Joseph and the other shows Mary..The side ...

Rare fourth century cameo
 

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Rare fourth century cameo

Very rare and important Roman cameo ca 400 A.D. depicting a wedding feast. Roman cameos are / specially "large" ones/ are very very rare. The ratio of cameo ver...

Seventeenth century Carmelite pendant.
 

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Seventeenth century Carmelite pendant.

Ca 1660 Spanish enamelled gold pendant set with garnets. measurements:40 mm x 22 mm / shield only/

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Antique amethyst and diamonds ring

Ca 1810 English silver and gold ring with a cushion shaped amethyst in the middle surrounded by small full cut diamonds set into silver.The diamonds are foiled ...

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1792 enamelled gold memorial ring

Antique gold , black enamelled memorial ring," ELIZ BOWER Ob 4 Apr1792 " Fantastic condition. Ring size:Q

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Eighteenth century double sided intaglio ring

antique gold swivel ring English ca 1770, with double sided carnelian intaglio, Each side depicting Nike driving a quadriga. Ring size:"P"

Eleventh century Umayyad silver ring
 

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Eleventh century Umayyad silver ring

Ca 1050 Umayyad silver ring from Al Andalus. The bezel is engraved with Kufic script/Kufic is the oldest calligraphic form of the various Arabic scripts and co...

Antique Amber Necklace
 

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Antique Amber Necklace

Antique ca 1700 large faceted Baltic amber beads on a blue cord as a necklace. These faceted type of amber beads were in fashion in the late 17 century and into...

The “Green Man”  gilt silver ring
 

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The “Green Man” gilt silver ring

Fire gilt silver ring , probably Europe ca 1550-1580.The legend or mythology of the Green Man The mythology of the Green Man developed independently in the tra...

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