07 November 2014

Jeweled Baubles

A Japanese gilt-bronze figure of a parrot perched on a marble plinth.

An 18 karat gold "Cochon" purse by Paul Frey for Lacloche Frères, France circa 1900.

An 18 karat gold and jewel set agate carving of a cat, Verdura, 20th century.

A collection of gem set, enamel and diamond jewels by Fabergé.

An early 20th century diamond, sapphire and silk miniature desk clock, circa 1905.

A gem-set silver sarpech (head ornament), central India or Iran, late 19th century.

A jeweled Hermes "Kelly" bag in crocodile skin and diamonds.

A seed pearl, gold and diamond compact belonging to Marlene Dietrich, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1949.

A moonstone and diamond miniature crown by Koch, early 20th century.

A pair of garnet and diamond hair combs.

A platinum and diamond clasp, mounted by Cartier, circa 1910.

A portrait of Emperor Napoleon 1 (1769-1821) and the Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria (1791-1847), by Jean-Baptiste Jacques Augustin.

A royal presentation panel with William IV's cipher, made in diamonds and enamel, circa 1830.

A silver, silver-gilt and colored stone compact.

A pair of gold, gem set, and enamel parrot figurines.