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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 mounted amber snuff box

ca 1740 silver mounted amber snuff box, probably German. The mounts are silver gilt, with most of the original fire gilding left.

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Roman intaglio ring

Antique Roman ring. The banded agate / niccolo/ intaglio of Nike is in the original Roman gold ring ca 200 A.D. The ring is oval and difficult to give an accur...

Gold Cross with Sapphires, and Pearls
 

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Gold Cross with Sapphires, and Pearls

High carat gold cross with early cabochon sapphires and natural pearls. Size 8 cm .Weight 28 gram

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Diamond ring

Probably French gold and silver diamond ring.The center is with nine rose cut diamonds surrounded with small rose cuts in a shaped frame. ca 1840-60 Measuremen...

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Roman intaglio ring

Large carnelian Hellenistic intaglio in later high carat gold mount. The intaglio of a youth is from ca 60 B.C. Measurement of bezel:21 x 18 mm Ring size :"T"...

Napoleonic Paris silver teaset
 

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Napoleonic Paris silver teaset

"Early" silver tea set. Elements of Empire and classical revival are incorporated , in this unusual and wonderful quality tea set. Paris 1798-1809. Maker probab...

Blue chalcedony theater mask cameo ring
 

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Blue chalcedony theater mask cameo ring

Blue chalcedony theater mask cameo , after the ancient , probably Italian ca 1600. A popular subject in ancient times for cameos and intaglios. "Large" in size ...

Topaz and diamonds pendant
 

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Topaz and diamonds pendant

Topaz and table cut diamonds set in gold pendant, Portugal ca 1760.Unusual in the sense that these pendants are normally made in silver, and gold pieces like th...

Intaglio ring with three intaglios
 

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Intaglio ring with three intaglios

Grand Tour gold ring , set with three intaglios. All the intaglios are Roman, hard stone gems. the ring is ca 1820-30 and made in 15 ct gold. Siza of bezel of ...

Enameled silver heart
 

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Enameled silver heart

Ca 1680 enameled heart with the image of Christ on one side and Mary on the other. Probably German .On one side one of the silver rosettes is missing. Inside wi...

Topaz ring with diamonds
 

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Topaz ring with diamonds

Cushion shaped topaz with fourteen diamonds set in silver around the center stone. The setting of diamonds in silver was the norm as the whiteness of the settin...

1700 silver gilt tooth pick
 

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1700 silver gilt tooth pick

Original and very rare gilt silver tooth pick. The figure of a "black amore" was very popular at the end of the seventeenth century as the slave trade has expan...

Pair of Topaz and silver shoe buckles
 

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Pair of Topaz and silver shoe buckles

Probably Portuguese silver and topaz shoe buckles in original red leather tooled box.

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Italian micromosaic brooch

Antique Italian micromosaic, ca 1860 probably Rome. Measurement:62 mm accross and 58 mm vertical

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Ancient Roman glass intaglio ring of a brothelkeeper

ancient Roman gilt bronz ring with a glass intaglio of a female genitalia. / apparently a brothel keeper's ring /,??

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Gold fede ring

English ca 1620-1640 gold fede ring of two clasped hands. Ring size : P+1/2= US 8

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Eighteenth century Russian silver vodka cup

Ca 1760-70 Russian silver vodka cup with engraved decoration. The cup is unmarked but has the owners initial engraved on the underside. Measurements : 46 mm ac...

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Diamond brooch

Ca 1880 English gold and silver brooch set with small rose cut diamonds and two natural pearls. Measurement:44 mm

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Eighteenth century hessenite garnet gold ring

antique gold ring, English ca 1780 with foiled settings of a hessenite garnet in the middle and diamonds on either side .

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Rare staurolite amulet

Amulet in the form of a naturally formed crystal cross, called staurolite. Staurolite crystals naturally form 90 degree crosses but are extreemly rare in this ...

Red spinel and gold ring
 

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Red spinel and gold ring

"Early" spinel "pebble" cabochon probably medieval,/ 16 century in later gold setting. The later ring is in the right style for an early medieval gem of this sh...

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1680 gold posy ring

ca 1680-90 gold posy ring inscribed inside with the posy :" Remember me as I do thee " With of band : 6 mm Ring size : "M"=US 6+1/2

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Pomander

Antique silver and agate pomander. Probably German ca 1700. Measurements : 32 mm

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Pair of coral earrings

Pair of ca 1780-90 fazetted coral earrings. Probably Italian made for the Grand Tour in Rome or Naples. Fazetted coral was invented to reflect the light more. ...

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Engraved gold cross with burma rubies and diamond

Small engraved gold cross set with four burma rubies and one table cut diamond in the middle. Probably Italian ca 1800. Measurements : 23 x 16 mm

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Masonic silver medal

Finely engraved silver masonic medal. English ca 1796. Measurements:60 x 48 mm

Cathar gold ring
 

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Cathar gold ring

Cathar gold ring, with the distinct Cathar cross.Ca 1200 Measurement of bezel: 6 mm Ring size : L + 1/2 = US 6 The Albigensian Crusade was a Crusade aga...

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Roman intaglio ring

Cast late Roman silver ring with small reg jasper intaglio set on top. The intaglio is of Zeus, or Oceanius. Ca 350 A.D. Ring size : "F"+ 1/2 = US 3

Russian enameled silver beaker
 

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Russian enameled silver beaker

Russian enameled silver beaker, Moscow 1895 maker : Ovchinikov

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Topaz ring with diamonds

Late eighteenth century gold ring with a large foiled golden topaz, plus four small diamonds on shoulders. English ca 1770. Measurements of topaz :14 x 16 mm ...

1680 silver gilt Figa amulet
 

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1680 silver gilt Figa amulet

Italian , ca 1650-1680 gilt silver amulet/charm to deflect and protect the wearer from the "evil eye".The mano fico, also called figa, is an Italian amulet of a...

Pair of shoe buckles
 

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Pair of shoe buckles

Pair of silver and gold and paste shoe buckles. Probably English ca 1800.Perfect condition.

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Byzantine intaglio ring

Ancient Byzantine intaglio ring. The intaglio / niccolo / is ca 450 A.D. and depicting two figures, as one of them seem to be offering an Imperial wreath. Act...

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Phoenician silver ring

Ca 600 B.C. silvr ring, with the bezel engraved reminicent of Egyptian seals. The seafairing Phonician Empire was located in Northern Lebanon from ca 1200 B.C....

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Eighteenth century Russian nielloed silver snuffbox

Roend partially gilt Russian silver snuffbox. Nielloed medalios on both sides. The nielloed medallion on the top of the box seem to be a semi cartographic in na...

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Seventeenth century gold Fede ring

Seventeenth century gold Fede ring. English ca 1680.

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Ostro-Gothic gold ring

Gold ring with a central part of a constructed hollow domed oval central part with granular decoration around. Probably Ostro Gothic ca 600 A.D./ Ostro Gothic k...

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Cameo brooch

Ca 1880 enamelled gold brooch with an onyx two layered cameo of Ajax. Probably Italian. Measurements:48 x 40 mm

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Seventeenth century rock crystal pendant

Octgonal rock crystal and gold pendant. Probably Italian ca 1680. The octagonal rock crystal center is carved with the letters of "IHS" and three daggers. IHS ...

Amethyst bust
 

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Amethyst bust

seventeenth/eighteenth century cameo carving of a bust of a young woman with dove. probably Italian ca 1700. Height:5.5 cm

Augsburg silver cup ca 1640
 

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Augsburg silver cup ca 1640

Silver gilt cup and cover, Augsburg ca 1640-60. The foot and the cup is with chased "diamond" decoration. These cups with "diamond" chased decoration were popul...

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enamelled medieval gold ring with sapphire

Probably French ca 1480-1500, enamelled gold ring with large caochon sapphire from Sry Lanka. Measurement of sapphire : 9 x 6.5 mm Ring size : "R" = US 8+3/...

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Eighteenth century crystal bow brooch

English ca 1740- silver bow set with foiled and fazetted rock crystals, the large drop is paste. Original fittings for lace ribbon necklace, plus later brooch f...

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Gold Posy Ring

Antique ca 1680 gold posy ring with engraved posy reading:" Contents a treasure " Width of ring : 5.6 mm Ring size :"O" = US 7 + 1/4

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Cameo pendant

Antique hardstone cameo of an Emperor in an enamelled gold frame. The cameo is ca 1800 and the gold enamelled frame is ca 1840. Together with an attractive gold...

1500 gold ring with garnet
 

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1500 gold ring with garnet

Early ca 1500 European gold ring with cabochon garnet.The underside of the ring is engraved. The hoop or ring is circular in diameter. measurement of bezel 12 ...

Early Seventeenth Century Pendant
 

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Early Seventeenth Century Pendant

Early seventeenth century gold pendant, with rubies, and painted miniature of the adoration the Magi. The gold work is enameled with flowers and baroque motifs....

Maltese silver vegetable tureen
 

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Maltese silver vegetable tureen

Maltese silver vegetable tureen, ca 1810-15. Marked on body and lid. Makers mark is not legible. Diameter from edge of handle to edge of handle:24 cm Height:...

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