An English Georgian 18 karat gold and porcelain enamel Lover's Eye pendant necklace with half pearls. The pendant necklace has 47 half pearls approximately 3 mm. in size surrounding the pendant. This unique pendant is composed of symbolic elements of memorial jewelry. In this piece, the pearl frame signifies tears, white -- a traditional memorial color -- is used heavily, and a bucolic garden -- yet another symbol of memorials -- is featured prominently. The flaming heart and the lover's eye denote a passionate love that had ended. As Ginny Dawes notes, "In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries there was a fashion in love jewelry, for Memento Mori or 'vanitas' pieces which meant, literally, 'remember you must die'," and to memorialize the love that has departed.
|Dimensions: 2 3/8 inches x 1 5/8 inches in width|
|Item #: PT-17160|
|Price: $15,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
An English antique 18 karat gold pendant locket with diamonds. The pendant locket has 1 old mine-cut diamond with an approximate total weight of .18 carats which is surrounded by a seed pearl-set garland. The locket is suspended from an antique 18 karat chain and has a split opening with two interior compartments.
|Dimensions: 25" in length x 1-1/2" at widest|
|Item #: PT-15649|
|Price: $9,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
An Antique 18 karat gold and enamel pendant cross with lapis lazuli. The pendant cross is in a Renaissance Revival style, intricately enameled and backed with lapis lazuli with inlaid gold. Hair locket. Inscribed "HAC" and "Obit July 6th, 1877"
|Dimensions: 3 1/8 inches x 2 3/8 inches wide|
|Item #: PT-15911|
|Price: $45,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
A pair of antique silver-topped/18 karat gold rhodium plated earrings with diamonds. The pair of earrings have 96 Old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 8.70 carats, (including large diamonds .75 carat each), H/I/J color and SI clarity grade.In the late 19th century, a revival of Georgian and French 18th-century design took place. These pendeloque ear pendants exemplify this revival, as the majority of ear pendants of this age were set entirely with diamonds or a combination of diamonds and pearls.Similar examples of these earrings are illustrated in Earrings, by Daniela Mascetti and Amanda Triossi, Thames & Hudson, 1990, pgs. 71-76.
|Dimensions: 1 1/2 inches in length x 3/4 inch at widest|
|Item #: ER-16126|
|Price: $32,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
An English Antique 15 karat gold and enamel pendant/brooch with pink topaz and diamonds. The pendant/brooch has an old square-cut pink topaz with an approximate total weight of 5.75 carats, and 8 rose-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .08 carats. The pendant brooch is made in the Gothic Revival style, the decorative features taken mainly from Gothic architectural details and ecclesiastical sculpture. With original fitted box.. Discussed in Victorian Jewelry Design, by Charlotte Gere, Henry Regnery Company, Chicago, 1972, pages 46-50.
|Dimensions: 2 1/2 inches in height x 1 1/2 inches in width|
|Item #: BO-16988|
|Price: $8,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
An Antique 18 kt gold and oxidized silver pendant with diamonds. The heart pendant has 89 old mine-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 10.00 carats. The reverse of the pendant is crystal backed to create a locket compartment to contain a token of love. "The heart-shaped jewel...emblem(s) of sacred and profane love..." Geoffrey C. Munn.Discussed in The Triumph of Love Jewelry 1530-1930, by Geoffrey C. Munn, Thames and London, 1993.
|Dimensions: 1 1/2 inches in length (with bale) x 7/8 inch in width|
|Item #: PT-17045|
|Price: $32,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
A French Art Nouveau 18 karat gold pendant with pink sapphire, diamonds and pearl by Lucien Gautrait. The pendant has a pear-cut pink sapphire with an approximate total weight of .80 carats, 2 old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .10 carats, and a baroque pearl drop. The pendant shows an emergent woman with flowing hair and outstretched arms in a euphoric opium-induced state. (Art Nouveau chain not original to the piece.)Pictured in Masterpieces of French Jewelry, by Judith Price, Running Press, 2006, page 48.Pictured in Henri Vever French Jewelry of the Nineteenth Century, Thames Hudson, 2001, page 1110
|Signed: “L Gautrait” and Makers mark French control mark|
|Dimensions: 3 1/2 inches in length x 2 1/4 inches at the widest|
|Item #: PT-16445|
|Price: Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400|
A French Art Nouveau 18 karat gold and enamel pendant by André Rambour. The pendant is designed as a maiden within an enamel iris which is suspended by fancy link chain and enameled foliate top. French control and maker's marks.
|Artist: Andre Rambour|
|Dimensions: 2 1/4 inches in length x 1 3/8 inches wide|
|Item #: PT-16521|
|Price: $22,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|