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Glass cameo of Pope Pius X

Large multicoloured glass cameo of Pope Pius X. Measurements : 73 x 58 mm

Engraved Reliquary

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Engraved Reliquary

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

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

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 […]

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 of them […]

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 […]

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”. […]

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 […]

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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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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

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15 th century Islamic pottery fragment

Round blue and white glazed pottery fragment of a Mameluk bowl, encased in a sixteenth-seventeenth century, probably Ottoman egraved copper frame.There are three pieces of […]

Herrendgrund barrel

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Herrendgrund barrel

Herrendgrund pair of drinking cups ,”locked” into one as a barrel. Ca 1720.These drinking cups, in the shape of a barrel were rather popular in […]

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“Large” micro-mosaic picture in original frame

Italian / probably Rome / ca 1820-30 Grand Tour micro mosaic of the Foro Romano, in original gilt wooden frame. The mosaic is in copper […]

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Pair of silver mounted ruby glass bottles

Pair of German ca 1710 silver mounted ruby glass bottles. Probably coming out of a large traveling toilet service. The silver mounts have their original […]

Memento Mori rosary bead

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Memento Mori rosary bead

Seventeeth century lignum rosary bead, one side is the face of Christ and a scull on the other side. The hill where Christ was crucified […]

Turned ivory and gilt metal snuff box

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Turned ivory and gilt metal snuff box

ca 1750 probably German turned ivory and gilt metal snuffbox. Measurements :62 mm x 50 mm x 28 mm Turning of wood and ivory started […]

South American Tobacco Box

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South American Tobacco Box

Probably Peruvian tobacco pouch, armadillo tail mounted in silver. Ca 1800-1830. Measurements: 65 mm across and 65 mm vertical

Agate Cameo and Lapis Box

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Agate Cameo and Lapis Box

antique gold mounted lapis lazuli box with a carved agate cameo. The gold rim is marked with the mark of the Vatican and the Makers […]

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Memento Mori seal

“Large” gold and carnelian fob seal ca 1800. The engraving of the seal is of a skull and a Latin motto is a quotation from […]

Antique Perpetual Calendar

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Antique Perpetual Calendar

A late 17th century antique perpetual calendar made from silver with ivory sleeves. Circa 1690. German.

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Silver mounted ivory flask

“Large” ivory flask, mounted in silver. Probably German ca 1680. The mounts are period, and have had fire gilding. Height:12 cm

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Eighteenth century snuffbox

“large” oval tortoise shell snuffbox, inlaid with a silver armorial. Probably Spanish ca. 1720. Measuremens 11 x 9 cm

Sixteenth Century Gilt Bronze Plaque

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Sixteenth Century Gilt Bronze Plaque

Gilt bronze plaque of a biblical scene depicting the infant Jesus and Mary , Italian ca 1500 Original mercury gilding Size : 19 1/2 x […]

carved ivory figure

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Eighteenth century carved ivory figure

Carved ivory figure of a mendicant friar, probably German ca 1730. Mendicant orders are religious orders which depend directly on charity for their livelihood. Christian […]

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Large table tobacco box

Ca 1770 silver mounted shell table tobacco box. The inside of the lid is engraved with monogram. Unmarked, probably Dutch or Belgian….

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1740 silver mounted terrapin snuff box

Probably english ca 1740 silver mounted terrapin snuff box. Fully silver lined inside with the original fire gilding .

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Ancient green chalcedony cameo of Medusa

ca 300 A.D. cameo of Medusa, in original gold frame. The mineral is green chalcedony. Measurements:22x 20 mm / without the loop on top

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1600 engraved rock crystal cross

Probably Italian ca 1600 cross, engraved with the tools of the crucifixion. Measurements: 105 mm x 65 mm

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Gold reliquarie

7-8 century gold reliquarie, encompassing a piece of early wood fragment. The back is with an early Greek engraved text. Measurement; 20 mm horizontal

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Silver pomander

“Large” antique silver pomander, unmarked, German or Swiss ca 1690-1700. T has 5 dechable / all unscrews/ parts for the different solid scent. Excentric lathe […]

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Silver gilt and cold painted statue of Saint

Silver figure, not cast but “constructed” from sheet, with the face and hands “cold painted”. Probably German ca 1500-1550. The wooden stand is later. These […]

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Seventeenth century knife

ca 1680 knife with carved ivory mermaid as the handle. The blade has been “reduced” substantially. Dutch. Measurement of handle / ivory part only / […]

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Amulet

Eaily nineteeth century amulet, of a /probably a ferret/ jaw and teeth set in silver.

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Silver child’s rattle

Antique silver childs rattle, hallmarked , Ghent with maker’s mark crowned AJG. The rattle has six bells all marked with the original maker’s mark.The teether […]

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Ancient Roman amethyst amulet

Ancient Roman amethyst amulet in the form of a fish. The body of the fish is drilled through to facilitate wearing. These amulets appear in […]

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Freemason pocket watch

Triangular gilt metal pocketwatch with painted dial. English ca 1900.Working.

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“No Servants without their Masters” key to Hyde Park

Ca 1840 key to Hyde Park with the engraved inscription ” No Servants without their Masters”. On the reverse side: Hyde Park Barrs. / meaning […]

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Silver gilt pendant with enamel

“Large” silver gilt pendant with enamel on both side. Probably made for ceremonial processions. Spanish ca 1600. Measurements:12 x 12 cm

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1500 crucifix

“small” altar crucifix, probably Italian ca 1480-1520 with pink agate and gilt copper mounts, set with table cut garnets and a painted rockcrystal mid section. […]

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Marine ivory box

Antique ca 1760 marine ivory box, probably Russian.The box is pierced and engraved with figures. Measurements: 87 x 50 x 30 mm

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Terrapin snuff bottle

Small silver mounted terrapin snuff bottle, probably English ca 1720. Measurements:75 x 55 mm

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18 cent silver gilt pomander

Silver gilt pomander, probably north India,ca 1780.

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Fifteenth century ivory Pax

ca 1480 ivory pax, French. Measurements: 12.5 cm x 9.5 cm

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John Paul Cooper box

Circular silver mounted shagreen box with wood as a core. Unmarked but most probably by John Paul Cooper. Cooper studied architectural drawing for three years […]

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Agate snuff box

Oval antique snuff box in red verigated agate. With silver gilt mounts, probably English ca 1820. Dimentions:9 x 5.5 x 2.3 cm

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1730 marine ivory snuff bottle

Carved marine ivory / walrus / snuff bottle. Probably English ca 1730. The two sides are carved with drinking scenes. Height: 75 mm

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Medieval silver seal

Small shield shaped medieval silver seal, English ca 1200 Measurements: 19.4 x 16 mm

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Rococo marine ivory and silver snuff box

Antique carved walrus tooth rococo snuff box, English ca 1740. The box was retailed by Mrs Howe of Edinburgh and comes with the original shop […]

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