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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.

Parcel gilt Baltic vodka cup
 

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Parcel gilt Baltic vodka cup

Partially gilt Baltic vodka cup, Town mark of Dorpat ca 1750. Good condition Diameter of cup:56 mm Height : 39 mm

Medieval sapphire ring
 

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Medieval sapphire ring

English ca 1350-1400 medieval sapphire and gold ring, with punched decoration on the shoulders. All reference books have plenty of rings illustrated with the li...

Diamonds and Rubies gold broach
 

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Diamonds and Rubies gold brooch

diamond and Burma rubies brooch. The stones are set in gold. Probably English ca. 1820. Broach fittings are later. Measurements:46 mm across and 27 mm vertic...

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Silver mounted ivory snuffbox

English silver snuffbox, ca 1740 the two carved ivory panels. The lid is with a plaque depicting two figures having a picnic, the underside is with a scene of a...

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Silver mounted terrapin powder flask

Silver mounted terrapin powder flask. Probably Portuguese colonial ca 1720-40. The back of the flask have the original rings that held the chain on which the fl...

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Enamelled gold plaque

Probably Italian ca 1690 enamelled gold plaque depicting Mary mother of God as the Queen of the heavens. Diameter : 57 mm

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Ca 1770 gold portrait miniature ring

English ca 1770 gold portrait miniature ring of a gentleman. Measurements of bezel : 20 x 16 mm Ring size : "O" + 1/2 = US 7+1/2

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Ca 1800 enamelled gold pendant

Antique ca 1800 enamelled gold pendant/box in the sahpe of a masked lady....The lid of the box is of a moss agate. Measurements :50 mm x 32

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Silver mounted shell sauceboat

"Large" unmarked English ca 1760 silver mounted shell as a sauceboat, with three cast shell feet and cast handle. Measurements : 17 cm Height 12.5 cm

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Eighteenth century gold etui

Ca 1720 gold etui, / to hold probably sawing needles / / needles were very expensive and valuable as they were hand made / The cast gold panels are decorated...

Pair of Eighteenth Century green paste and Diamonds Earrings
 

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Pair of Eighteenth Century green paste and Diamonds Earrings

Pair of eighteenth century silver and paste and diamonds earrings with original back to front fittings. Probably Portuguese ca 1770-80 The top of the rub over s...

Eighteenth century Jerusalem rosary
 

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Eighteenth century Jerusalem rosary

Gold and olive wood Jerusalem rosary. Ca 1760 .The inlaid olive wood cross is encased in 22 carat gold, the inlay is partly mother of pearl.

Pair of Jade and Rubies Cufflinks
 

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Pair of Jade and Rubies Cufflinks

Late nineteenth century green jade , 18 ct gold and cabochon rubies cuff-links. French gold hallmarked, ca 1890-1900

Byzantine silver marriage medal ring
 

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Byzantine silver marriage medal ring

Byzantine silver marriage plaque/medal set in later high carat gold ring. The seal engraved bust of a man and a woman are in profile and facing each other. The ...

Byzantine silver seal in later ring mount
 

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Byzantine silver seal in later ring mount

Byzantine silver seal of a bird with Greek lettering around it to form a circular seal. Ca 800 AD "modern" high carat gold mount, measurement of bezel:18 mm in...

Ancient Roman intaglio ring
 

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Ancient Roman intaglio ring

"Large" ancient Roman intaglio / niccolo / of Eros riding a lion. Eros the god of love , son of Aphrodite is one of the main "characters" of Greek mythology, an...

Fifteenth Century Amulet
 

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Fifteenth Century Amulet

Partially gilt silver amulet, modeled on the Islamic form of small scroll cases. During the Crusades Europeans brought back the Islamic amulets and copied them ...

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Cut steel necklace

English ca 1770 cut steel necklace.

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SS Vultus of Lucca

Silver plaque ca 1720-40 in gilt bronze frame of Vultus of Lucca. Measurement / from ring at the top/ 14 cm vertical / Volto Sancto / e Holy Face of Lucc...

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Topaz ring with diamonds

English ca 1790 antique gold and silver ring , with a cushion shaped topaz in the middle and small diamond set surround. The measuremnt of bezel is 11 x 11 mm ...

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Diamond cluster ring

Large diamond cluster ring with a large central diamond of ca 2ct / rose cut / with 8 surrounding rose cut dianonds each ca 0.40 ct All diamonds are set in si...

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Topaz and crystal pendant

Silver and gold pendant/brooch set with golden topaz and rock crystal.All the topaz and crystals are foiled. Probably Portuguese ca 1770. Measuremnts : 68 mm i...

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Silver filigree feather brooch ca 1800

English silver brooch in the shape of stylaised feathers with a bow "holding" holding them together . The bow is made up of a snake.Ca 1800, with the original b...

Eighteenth Century Cameo
 

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Eighteenth Century Cameo

ca 1760 agate cameo of a youth , Probably the young Tiberius as Caesar./ Attribution by Antonio Piccolo Naples Italy / The cameo is damaged, as seen Very fin...

Black amore cameo ring with diamonds
 

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Black amore cameo ring with diamonds

Two colored agate cameo of a black male, set in silver and gold. The silver surround is pave set with tiny diamonds. The ring is high carat gold and is ca 1800....

Silver posy ring
 

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Silver posy ring

Ca 1700 silver posy ring, with the inscription inside:" FEARE GOD ONLY" Makers mark "W" in shaped shield The ring has fire gilding on the inside. Width of ba...

Late medieval silver ring
 

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Late medieval silver ring

Ca 1450-1500 gilt silver ring, the design of the shape might be a throwback to the middle east and perhaps brought back by the crusaders. The top is fire gilt a...

Rare Roman cameo fragment
 

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Rare Roman cameo fragment

Very rare ancient Roman cameo fragment in later gold mount. Roman cameos are extremely rare.

Gilt bronze corpus
 

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Gilt bronze corpus

Gilt bronze corpus ca 1500. The finely chiseled bronze figure is fire gilt. Probably Italian.The head has a peg onto which a halo was attached. measurements: 1...

Byzantine ring
 

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Byzantine ring

Late Byzantine gold and amethyst ring. Ca 800 A.D. The oblong cut pyramid shaped amethyst could be a later replacement. Width of the band:8 mm

Enamelled silver medal of Gustavus Adolphus
 

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Enamelled silver medal of Gustavus Adolphus

Silver gilt and enamelled double sided medal dated 1627 of Gustavus Adolphus king of Sweden and on the reverse his wife Maria Eleonora The medal since is enam...

Eighteenth century Hispano-Philippine silver filigree box
 

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Eighteenth century Hispano-Philippine silver filigree box

Oval, egg shaped silver filigree "bonbonniere" box with handles. Ca 1780-90 Hispano-Phillipine.The shape of the box , or rather the form of it is European, but...

Enameled portrait in gold frame
 

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Enameled portrait in gold frame

Ca 1690-1700 enameled portrait of a gentleman, in original gold frame.Probably English. Measurement of frame without the embellished loop 31 x 27 mm

Seventeenth century armorial ring
 

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Seventeenth century armorial ring

antique armorial ring with a carnelian seal engraved with a family armorial.The ring is in silver and has been gilt.All in original condition, ca. 1680.Origin: ...

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Pair of cut steel earrings

Pair of late eighteenth century cut steel buttons converted into earrings.English ca 1790. The fittings are of hight carat gold. Measurement: diameter 31 mm

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Silver gilt counter box

Cilindrical silver gilt box with an engraved lid used to house gaming counters. The image engraved on the lid is a card of a king. No counters inside. Probably...

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1500 gold ring

Late Medieval gold ring with the inscription: Jesus Nazarenus jude rex. Devotional ring, probably England ca 1480-1500 Ring size : "P" = US 8

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1720 silver snuff box

Antique circular silver snuffbox, probably European ca 1720. Measurements : 7 cm in diameter

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Eighteenth century pendant with diamonds

Antique silver and gold pendant , with an enamelled domed center ,the encompassing silver frame is set with diamonds. Probably French ca 1770. Measurements :...

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Enamelled silver kovs by Faberge

Enamelled Russian silver kovs by Faberge. Measurements : 12.5 cm x 7.5 cm Weight : 139.1 grams

Eighteenth century Ottoman gold perfume bottle
 

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Eighteenth century Ottoman gold perfume bottle

Gold mounted glass perfume bottle. Probably Turkish ca 1760.The gold work with flower decoration. Height:11.5 cm

Eighteenth Century Silver and Peridot Brooch
 

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Eighteenth Century Silver and Peridot Brooch

Very rare Eighteenth century silver and peridot brooch.Portuguese ca 1760. Size 38 mm across. Modern fittings on back.

Holbeinesque enameled pendant
 

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Holbeinesque enamelled pendant

Holbeinesque enamelled gold pendant with cabochon garnets, and small rose diamonds.English ca 1860. Holbeinesque or Neo Renaissance revival style became fashi...

Large coral cameo brooch
 

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Large coral cameo brooch

An unusually large coral cameo of Zeus in 15 ct antique gold frame. Ca 1840-50 Measurement of the cameo: 52 mm x 30 mm

Eighteenth century shell and silver snuff box
 

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Eighteenth century shell and silver snuff box

Ca 1710-20 shell and silver snuff box. Probably English.

Eighteenth century Maltese silver forks
 

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Eighteenth century Maltese silver forks

Set of six eighteenth century silver forks. ca 1780 Malta

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Sixteenth century shell cameo in 18 cent gold frame

Ca 1500 Italian shell cameo of three portraits. Measurements with the gold frame : 38 mm x 26 mm

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Eighteenth century paste brooch.

English enamelled paste brooch in silver. Ca 1780.

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