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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1344458 (stock #SR4526)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$17,000.00
Early 19th century Berlin Iron bracelets with a floral motif and cameo clasps of Psyche and Cupid. Berlin Iron jewelry is highly prized for is intricate work and rarity. During the Napoleonic Wars wealthy Germans gave their precious jewels for the war effort and substituted them with iron jewelry. Some of the pieces were inscribed "Gold gab ich fur Eisen" meaning "I gave gold for iron". Today these pieces are as desirable as in the early 1800's. The bracelets measure 6 5/8" long and 2" at th...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1344461 (stock #SR4525)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$15,000.00
Fantastic Georgian 18K gold cuff bracelet with an elaborate woven band and ornate central motif. Beautiful to wear on the most elegant of occasions. Be prepared for an avalanche of compliments. The bracelet measures 7 1/2" long and 2" at its widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1344672 (stock #SR4527)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$9,000.00
Stunning pair of Berlin Iron bracelets made up of cameo portrait silhouettes decorated with an openwork leaf motif. The cameos on the clasps are backed with shiny steel and measure 1 1/4" high by 1" wide. The two bracelets measure 7 3/4" long each and if put together can be worn as a necklace. A wonderful plus to add to ones jewelry collection.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1344687 (stock #SR4539)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,475.00
Georgian agate bracelet of various colors and patterns makes a wonderful and wearable piece of jewelry. Turn it around and have a different view to suit your attire. The agates are set in gold and the bracelet measures 6 1/4" long. Each agate measures 1" wide by 1 1/2" high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1347718 (stock #SR4606)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$8,500.00
Romantic and rare Georgian 18K gold teardrop shaped lover's eye pendant with a blue left eye. The exquisitely painted eye and its surroundings float cloud like on ivory, as is appropriate for a proper early 19th century example of its genre. The hinged compartment at the back contains a lock of hair. Lover's eyes became popular when the Prince of Wales, later crowned King George IV, fell in love with Maria Fitzherbert. They were forbidden to marry but exchanged miniatures of their eyes to keep ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1347735 (stock #SR4613)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$22,525.00
Exquisite Georgian rock crystal riviere set in 12K gold and silver. Rock Crystal is a natural, transparent quartz used in fine antique jewelry. This rare necklace is wonderful for evening wear and measures 15 3/8" long and 5/16" wide. The silver chain and safety clasp is a contemporary addition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Continental : Pre 1837 VR item #1347742 (stock #SR4615)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$16,800.00
Exquisite Berlin Iron cameo necklace consisting of sixteen graduated portrait cameos of classical men and women. This unusual necklace has its original clasp and measures 15 1/4" long by 1 3/8" at its widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1347743 (stock #SR4616)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$6,860.00
Fabulous Georgian Pinchbeck muff chain with a hand clasp set with colored paste stones. Christopher Pinchbeck developed an alloy of copper and zinc in 1720 that had the look of real gold and did not tarnish. The jewelry made with this alloy survives today giving us the enjoyment of its beauty. A muff chain is a long chain worn around the neck fastened to ladies muffs. This chain measures 49" long by 1/4" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1349046 (stock #SR4616)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$6,860.00
Fabulous Georgian Pinchbeck muff chain with a hand clasp set with colored paste stones. Christopher Pinchbeck developed an alloy of copper and zinc in 1720 that had the look of real gold and did not tarnish. The jewelry made with this alloy survives today giving us the enjoyment of its beauty. A muff chain is a long chain worn around the neck fastened to ladies muffs. This chain measures 49" long by 1/4" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1349058 (stock #SR4623)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$950.00
Georgian pinchbeck quizzing glass chased with roses,shamrocks and thistles, the symbols for Great Britain. Also called quizzers, these decorative magnifiers were worn on long chains by both men and women. It is crafted of pinchbeck, an alloy named for Christopher Pinchbeck who formulated it in the early 18th century. Made of copper and zinc it looks like gold and does not tarnish. It measures 2 1/8" long and is 1 5/8" at its widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1349063 (stock #SR4626)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,200.00
Elegant 9K gold quizzing glass set with almandine garnets. These magnifiers were worn by both men and women in the Georgian period. This piece is unusual in that it is set with gemstones.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1349084 (stock #SR4639)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$18,680.00
Flat cut almandine garnets were the most popular gemstone of the Georgian period shown here in a rarely found naturalistic floral and leaf design necklace set in 18K gold. The pansy shaped flowers represent remembrance.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1369860 (stock #20034)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$11,600.00
The crystals are edged with gold beading that emphasizes the shape and design of the earrings. They date from 1800 and measure 2 1/8" long.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1369865 (stock #20037)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$24,780.00
Magnificent Georgian five stone ring set with old European cut diamonds in 15K gold. The diamonds have a total weight of 6 carats. The overall color ranges from I to J with an SI 2 rating. The stones in this ring are an unusually large size for this period. The ring size is 7 1/2 and it measures 1/4" at its widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1369868 (stock #20039)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$9,600.00
Impressive early 19th Century Berlin Iron earrings with a woven ball design. Berlin Iron was sought after by Napoleon who invaded Germany and captured the Berlin iron factory, confiscated the molds and took them back to France in 1806. Today this unique and fascinating jewelry is as prized as it was back then. The earrings measure 2 1/2" long and 1/2" at their widest and date to 1810.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1369870 (stock #20040)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$11,500.00
Impressive Georgian diamond cluster ring with nine full cut diamonds in a silver open back setting with an 18K gold band dating to c. 1820. The pictures speak for them selves. The ring is a size 6.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180258 (stock #SR8113)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,975.00
Lowestoft soft-paste teabowl and saucer in the Schoolhouse pattern.

c. 1780. Saucer: 4 3/4" diameter. Cup: 3"diameter x 1 3/4" Height. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180259 (stock #SR8112)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$800.00

c. 1780. Saucer: 4 3/4" diameter. Cup: 3"diameter x 1 3/4" Height. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1180261 (stock #SR8110)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$455.00

c. 1770, 6 1/2"L x 1 3/4"W x 4" Height. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180270 (stock #SR8098)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$890.00

c. 1780. Priced at $ 890.00 each. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180271 (stock #SR8095)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$890.00

c. 1780, 3"W x 5"H. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180336 (stock #SR8091)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$4,300.00

These fabulous figurines of Milton and Shakespeare are rare finds. They date to c.1790 and stand 11" and 11 1/2" tall. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1180341 (stock #SR8088)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$895.00

c. 1790, 8"H. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180343 (stock #SR8085)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,095.00

c. 1765, 9" Height, slight restoration. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180352 (stock #SR8074)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,850.00

c. 1780, Candlesconces gone, 6 1/2" Height. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180355 (stock #SR8068)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,195.00

c. 1790, 9" diameter. This piece has an incredible mock Chinese mark. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180356 (stock #SR8064)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,920.00

c. 1780, 6 1/2" X 8 3/4". The specific flower on the design is the GENTIANA ACAULIS. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180393 (stock #SR8015)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,890.00

Chelsea Soft Paste Porcelain Plate "Duke of Cambridge" pattern, C. 1760, RED ANCHOR MARK, GOLD ANCHOR PERIOD, 9" DIAMETER. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180397 (stock #SR8014)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,390.00

C. 1760, RED ANCHOR MARK, GOLD ANCHOR PERIOD, with glaze crack, 8 3/4" dia. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180408 (stock #SR8004)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$445.00

This early sugar bowl is charmingly decorated with a transfer printed mother and child design. Ca 1780. 3 3/4"dia x 2"H Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180410 (stock #SR8003)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,035.00

A rare example of a fully hand decorated early sauceboat , 4"W x 8"L x 2 1/4"H Condition: excellent Height: 2.25 inches Width: 4 inches

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180411 (stock #SR8002)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$590.00

Popular plate form from a dessert service of the "Fisherman" pattern printed in underglaze blue. Impresed "Salopian" mark and printed initial "S", 8" diameter. Ca 1775. Condition: excellent Height: 8 inches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1800 item #1180552 (stock #SR4096)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,545.00

Lozenge shaped memorial ring of plaited hair set in 15K yellow gold with the initials "LL" in gold, engraved "B.L.L. ob Nov 10 1789 aet 37". $ 1545, size 5 1/2. Condition: excellent Height: 5.5 inches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1800 item #1180553 (stock #SR4095)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,360.00

Charming memorial ring with rose diamonds set in 18K yellow gold and showing a hair curl under crystal, engraved "John Hulman ob 29 Oct 1777 aet 45", $ 2360, size 8. Condition: excellent Height: 8 inches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1800 item #1180561 (stock #SR4087)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,420.00

18K yellow gold memorial ring enameled with "Timy Collins Clerk ob 7 May 1766 at 78". This style of ring was often given to pall bearers. $ 1420, size 7 1/2. Condition: excellent Height: 7.5 inches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1800 item #1180562 (stock #SR4086)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,420.00

18K yellow gold memorial ring enameled with "Margaret Dyke ob 20 June 1764 ae 62".This style of ring was often given to pall bearers. $ 1420, size 7 1/4. Condition: excellent Height: 7.25 inches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1800 item #1180563 (stock #SR4085)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,420.00

18K yellow gold memorial ring enameled with "Marg Fownes Luttrell ob 13 Aug 1766 ae 41". This style of ring was often given to pall bearers. $ 1420, Size 6 1/2. Condition: excellent Height: 6.5 inches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1800 item #1180573 (stock #SR4070)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,400.00

Beautiful Portuguese marquis shaped ring set with clear pastes in silver and 18K yellow gold. $ 2400, c. 1800, size 7.25. Condition: excellent Height: 7.25 inches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1800 item #1180577 (stock #SR4064)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$6,500.00

Fabulous rare Portuguese marquis shaped crysolite ring set in silver and 18K yellow gold. $ 6500, C. 1800, size 10. Condition: excellent Height: 10 inches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1800 item #1180579 (stock #SR4057)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$8,260.00

Lovely Georgian diamond ring in a floral motif set in silver and 18K yellow gold. $ 8260, C. 1720, Size 5.75. Condition: excellent Height: 5.75 inches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1800 item #1180590 (stock #SR4041)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$580.00

French silver gilt "fede" ring of clasped hands. $ 580. C. 1780, Size 6. Condition: excellent Height: 6 inches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1800 item #1180645 (stock #SR2044)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$5,050.00

Unusual 15K gold memorial ring depicting an urn in hair paint, surrounded by alternating rose diamonds and amethysts. The enameled band reads "John Jenkins died 20 Feb 1780". The back of the ring is engraved "In loving one sincerely there is great merit".

Condition: excellent
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1800 item #1180726 (stock #SR3233)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,080.00

Stuart Crystals first appeared after 1649 as tokens of loyalty to the executed Charles I, the Stuart King of England. Faceted rock crystal with a plaited lock of his hair, his image or his initials, were distributed and worn by his followers, loyalists to James II who were referred to as Jacobites. These rings, slides and tokens of rock crystal found throughout the late 1600's were transformed into a type of memorial jewelry. Even until the mid 18th Century the style, termed Jacobite Jewelry,...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180781 (stock #SR1999)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$950.00

Worcester, Dr. Wall period, polychrome floral soft paste porcelain hand painted shell shaped dish, c. 1765. This item has had some invisible restoration.

Condition: good Height: 7.75 inches Width: 8 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180782 (stock #SR1994)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,000.00

This Chelsea "gold anchor" period porcelain seal of a lady has a motto and a hardstone seal. It dates to 1759-1768. We have a collection of these early Chelsea "toys". You can check our web site for others.

Condition: excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180788 (stock #SR1984)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,800.00

This Chelsea "gold anchor" period porcelain seal of a lady dancing has a motto "toujours gai". It dates to 1759-1768. We have a collection of these early Chelsea "toys". You can check our web site for others.

Condition: excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180794 (stock #SR2100)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,360.00

Worcester, Dr. Wall period, Blue Scale soft paste porcelain leaf dish with a mock Chinese mark, circa 1770. .

Condition: excellent Height: 9 inches Width: 8.25 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180797 (stock #SR1986)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,800.00

This Chelsea "gold anchor" period porcelain seal of a partridge in a next has a motto "marque de ma tendress". It dates to 1759-1768. We have a collection of these early Chelsea "toys". You can check our web site for others.

Condition: excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180806 (stock #SR1995)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,800.00

This Chelsea "gold anchor" period porcelain seal of a putti has a motto "je vous coffre". It dates to 1759-1788. . We have a collection of these early Chelsea "toys". You can check our web site for others.

Condition: excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180820 (stock #SR1777)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$475.00

Worcester, Dr. Wall period soft paste porcelain tea bowl and saucer in the "fence" pattern, a well known transfer design, circa 1775

Condition: excellent
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1800 item #1180854 (stock #SR1926)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$890.00

Paste is colored or clear glass, often lead or flint, cut in the same fashion as gemstones and used as a substitute. Antique paste jewelry was valued on its own merits and not as an imitation of another piece of jewelry. This Georgian 15K gold, green paste ring of very tiny emerald colored stones is circa 1780. size 6.

Condition: excellent Height: 6 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180889 (stock #P4300)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$4,135.00

This beautiful Dr. Wall period Worcester soft paste porcelain compote is a large early piece with fancy birds decoration and blue border. Its probably from the Giles workshop.

Condition: excellent Height: 11 inches
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1180921 (stock #SR1612)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$750.00

Snake rings were made popular by Queen Victoria when she received an emerald studded snake from her beloved Prince Albert as an engagement ring. This 9K gold engraved snake has a lapis set in the top of its head and is size 7 1/2.

Condition: excellent Height: 7.5 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180928 (stock #SR1411)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,200.00

This is a Worcester soft paste porcelain tea bowl and saucer, in the the well known Worcester pattern "sworl" or "Queen Charlotte", named for Queen Charlotte, wife of George 111 who bought a service for royal use. Ours is marked with the "scratch B" mark of the Flight and Barr period, c 1795. Priced at $ 1200.

Condition: excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180972 (stock #P800)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$4,390.00

This marked Dr. Wall period Worcester soft paste porcelain platter has beautiful, crisp "blue scale". It would make a fine addition to an important collection.

Condition: excellent Height: 8 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1180978 (stock #P10009)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$4,855.00

How rare it is to find an early soft paste porcelain platter of this size, 16" X 20". This platter in excellent condition is made by the "Bow" factory circa 1765

Condition: excellent Width: 16 inches, Length: 20 inches
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1313446 (stock #13009)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$965.00
Georgian 18K yellow gold "fede" ring of clasped hands and plaited hair. The clasped hands are a symbol of fidelity and commitment and were often used on wedding bands. This ring is between a size 4 3/4 and 5 and measures 3/8" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Enamelware : Pre 1800 item #1313563 (stock #13017)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$4,995.00
Delightful Bilston bonbonniere in the shape of a lion. These enamel on copper boxes were used to hold small hard sugar candies. This adorable lion measures approximately 2" in diameter and 1 1/4" high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1344371 (stock #20007)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$10,900.00
Fantastic 18th century black dot paste drop earrings set in silver with a bow motif. These elegant earrings are rare and desirable, wonderful to wear for evenings on the town. The earrings measure 3 1/4" long and approximately 1" at their widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1347751 (stock #SR4621)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$12,280.00
Rare Georgian 18K muff chain with engraved links and a clasp in the form of a hand wearing an emerald ring. Muff chains like this one were measured and made order to insure that the muff hung at the right length. This one measures 46" long and can be doubled or tripled around the neck.