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Champion trees of Britain and Ireland

The Majesty Oak of the Fredville Estate Park in Kent, England, believed to be…


A Fabergé jewelled silver cigarette case, Moscow, 1899-1908, rounded rectangular, the hinged lid chased and repoussé with a branch of cherry blossoms, the flowers set with oval-cut rubies, also applied with a gold initials SL and a gold grape cluster with enamelled leaves, struck K.Fabergé in Cyrillic beneath the Imperial warrant.


Romanov Heirlooms: The Lost Inheritance of Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna - An Art Nouveau jewelled parcel-gilt silver and enamel cigarette case, Bolin, Moscow, 1899-1908. In Art Nouveau taste, the lid chased and enamelled with a perching peacock, its feathers set with rose-cut diamonds and cabochon sapphires, above a cluster of entwining branches forming a heart of purple enamel, 88 standard. #Bolin #ArtNouveau #CigaretteCase #Romanov


A gem-set novelty brooch, by Cartier London, circa 1950. Designed as a bird resting on a branch, the body set with a cushion-shaped citrine, the head decorated in chased feather detailing, with a cabochon emerald and single-cut diamond eye, the tail feathers collet-set with marquise-cut citrines, terminating in trefoils of single-cut diamonds, signed Cartier London, length 5.8cm, fitted maker's case