A diamond and amethyst pendant the reliquary cross centering a square-cut amethyst in a transitional and old European-cut diamond surround, the terminals set with circular-cut amethysts; with hinged cover; inscription on reverse dated 1911; estimated total diamond weight: 1.40 carats; mounted in eighteen karat gold; length: 4 1/8in.
A Jeweled Gold-Mounted Agate Scent Bottle By Fabergé, workmaster's mark of Erik Kollin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890 The compressed circular striated agate body with hammered gold hinged cover applied with gold flower with diamond and ruby set leaves, enclosing a gold stopper, marked on inner rim 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high Provenance Purchased from Wartski, London, invoice dated 5 April 1972.
Pomander shaped as an apple, of silver, silver gilt, and niello. The sections of the body of the pomander are held in place by a pin with a screw section at the top, the whole attached to an octagonal gadrooned head to which is hinged a quatrefoil handle. Inscriptions run around the edge of each section relating to the Judgement of Paris, the interior and exterior decoration of scrolling foliage and geometric patterns. Place of Origin: Italy (made) Date: ca. 1350 (made)
Green glass ink well with art nouveau design in a copper alloy band around the rim. It has a hinged copper alloy lid. (I was told that the lily blossom motif around the bottom is really made of steel) | JV