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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 1900 item #1344372 (stock #SR20008)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,185.00
Bold Victorian pique hoop earrings of tortoiseshell inlaid with gold. The technique for making pique was brought to England by the Huguenots when they were expelled from France in the late 17th Century. Pique jewelry blossomed in the late 1800's.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1347543 (stock #20012)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$4,280.00
Dramatic Victorian triple hoop pique earrings inlaid with gold and silver. The tops have a floral motif while the hoops are geometric. Pique work, tortoiseshell inlaid with gold and silver, was brought to England by the Huguenots who fled religious persecution by the French in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Earrings are 2 1/2" long and 7/8" at their widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1349081 (stock #SR4634)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,695.00
Lovely pique pansy pendant can be worn with a gold or silver chain. Pique, tortoiseshell inlaid with gold and silver, was developed in France and became popular in England in the late 19th century.
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 1900 item #1347549 (stock #20014)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,950.00
Lovely Georgian turquoise enamel on gilt metal earrings fit close to the ear. The earrings are in the style of Queen Anne, who ruled England from 1702-1714, but were crafted during the reign of King George II. They measure approximately 1" by 1".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1349059 (stock #SR4624)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$14,000.00
Amazing "Queen Anne" amethyst paste necklace and earrings set in gilt metal. This style of jewelry was misnamed for Queen Anne, who reigned from 1695 to 1714, as it was made in the mid 18th century. The vivid purple paste stones used are faceted as rose cuts. The earrings have back to front fittings and fit close to the earlobe. The necklace is fastened with a ribbon.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1800 item #1362306 (stock #SR4624)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$14,000.00
Amazing "Queen Anne" amethyst paste necklace and earrings set in gilt metal. This style of jewelry was misnamed for Queen Anne, who reigned from 1695 to 1714, as it was made in the mid 18th century. The vivid purple paste stones used are faceted as rose cuts. The earrings have back to front fittings and fit close to the earlobe. The necklace is fastened with a ribbon.
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 1900 item #1369858 (stock #20033)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,720.00
Lovely late Victorian rock crystal earrings set in gold. Crystal orbs are called "pools of light". In the Chinese tradition, each orb contains a bit of "chi" (good energy) within it.
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 : Pre 1900 item #1313567 (stock #13012)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,030.00
Royal Worcester porcelain scent bottle decorated in the style of Japanese Satsuma. The design features a Geisha and a fish on one side and a lady with a fan on the other. The silver CAP is stamped with the hallmarks for Birmingham, England, 1891. The pieces measures: 2 1/4" high by 1 7/8" wide by 1/2" deep. View
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1900 item #1313564 (stock #13002)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,700.00
Blue Willow pattern scent bottle with silver gilt cap by Sampson Mordan. The silver is marked with the year mark for 1885. This scent is a large size measuring 2 1/4" in diameter. A wonderful addition to a scent collection or a collection of blue
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1369849 (stock #20031)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,260.00
Antique Shakudo bracelet with a dragon motif was made in Japan in the 1890's. Shakudo work was used in Japan during the Sanarau period by artisans who made ornaments to adorn swords and other weapons. It became popular in the making of jewelry in the 1890's and was characteristic of the Aesthetic movement, with its asymmetrical art forms. The bracelet is elasticized and easy to wear. The band is 1/2 inch wide, the center piece is 1 3/8 high by 5/8 wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1369848 (stock #20030)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,900.00
Wonderful early 20th century earrings each depicting a unique geisha. Shakudo is made from mixed metals-gold and copper - and was originally used to make armaments. Easy to wear clip on earrings, perfect for work or play.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1313568 (stock #13018)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,030.00
Unusual Victorian porcelain scent bottle in the shape of a clam shell. The silver lid is stamped with the hallmarks of Sanders and Shepherd and the date letter for 1889. The bottle is 2" high by 1 1/2" wide and 1 1/4" at its deepest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1349062 (stock #SR4625)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,150.00
Elegant gold plated snake necklace will grace your neckline with its supple beauty. Snake jewelry became popular when Queen Victoria received a snake ring for her engagement to Prince Albert
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1347723 (stock #SR4608)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,300.00
Fanciful Victorian silver collar with a silver locket embellished with two-color gold. The necklace and locket are adorned with geometric arch motifs and engravings. The necklace measures 16 1/2" long and 3/4" wide and the locket measures 1 5/8" long and is hallmarked 1881.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1349085 (stock #SR4636)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,690.00
Red Vauxhall Glass floral motif necklace will mirror your gaiety when wearing it. Made at the Vauxhall Glass Works in London from the 18th century through the middle of the nineteenth, it was sold at the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens nearby.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1245868 (stock #SR12002)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,125.00
Early English Victorian 15K gold drop earrings in a torpedo shape will hang gracefully over a suit or gown, day or night. They measure almost 2" long. circa 1860
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1347532 (stock #20009)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$7,800.00
Wonderful Victorian 18k gold fringe earrings that will swing and sway as you walk down the street or dance the night away. Beautiful cannetille bead work, the earrings measure 2" long from the top of the ear wire to the bottom ball of the longest fringe.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1347715 (stock #SR4604)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,845.00
Dramatic Victorian agate bead necklace is fastened with an agate clasp. The striking banded agate beads are black, brown and white and can be worn day or night. The necklace measures 17" long, circa 1870.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1347716 (stock #SR4605)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,500.00
Bold Victorian banded agate bead necklace with a silver dog tag clasp. The 19 large banded agate beads are interspersed with small black agate beads. The necklace measures 17 1/2" long, c 1870
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1347721 (stock #SR4607)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$4,000.00
Bold Victorian banded agate bead necklace with three large beads tapering down to smaller ones. There are 34 beads in the necklace which has a bead clasp. Agate beads have become very collectible as many believe they have mystical qualities. The necklace is 20 1/2" long.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1344455 (stock #SR4524)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,400.00
Bold Victorian cut steel cuff bracelet is an unusual and amazing example of the popular cut steel jewelry of the Victorian era. Cut steel was developed as a substitute for diamonds when the royalty and wealthy traveled to the seasons in Bath and London. The bracelet measures 1 1/2" wide, its interior measures 2 3/4" by 2 1/8".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1344682 (stock #SR4534)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,880.00
Lovely, elaborate Victorian cut steel bracelet with a floral motif can be worn to fancy balls and daytime travels around town. Cut steel was popular throughout the Victorian era for is sparkling appearance in dim rooms lit by candlelight. The Bracelet measures 7" long and 1 1/2" wide, circa 1840.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1344683 (stock #SR4535)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$8,600.00
Bold and beautiful Victorian 15K matt yellow gold and shiny rose gold buckle bracelet. The fantastic and unusual combination of textures and colors gives a unique feel to a classic motif. The bracelet's interior dimensions are 2 1/8" by 1 3/4" and it measures 1" wide. It has hallmarks for Birmingham 1882.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1344677 (stock #SR4531)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,900.00
Delightful Edwardian bangle bracelet of platinum and 15K gold entwined around each other. Perhaps it was a lover's gift symbolizing the intertwining of two souls. The bracelet's interior measures 2 1/8" wide. Comfortable to wear day or night.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1344678 (stock #SR4532)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,200.00
Striking Victorian bracelet of gutta percha and French jet. These two substances were used often in the late 1800's when dark jewelry became popular. French jet is black glass that is easily molded into beads and other shapes. Gutta percha is a latex substance from Malaysian trees used to make jewelry. The combination of the two adds shiny and matt finishes in addition to the geometric designs carved on the gutta percha pieces to make a stunning bracelet. The piece measures 7 1/4" long by 2 1/4"...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1344684 (stock #SR4536)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,000.00
Lovely Victorian floral motif pique hinged bangle bracelet. Pique is tortoise shell inlaid with gold and silver. It was brought to England by the Huguenots at the end of the 17th century. It reached the height of its popularity in the 1870s and 80's. This wonderful example will be great to wear day or night. It measures 7/8" wide. The interior measurements are 2 1/8" by 2".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1347546 (stock #20013)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,200.00
Antique silver acorn earrings are wonderful and easy to wear. The acorn is a symbol of hope and was often used in heraldry. Earrings measure 1 5/8" long and 3/4" at their widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1344676 (stock #SR4530)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$950.00
Charming Victorian silver and two-color gold cuff bracelet decorated with rose gold flowers and yellow gold leaves and marked "Sterling Silver" on the clasp. Wonderful to wear alone or combine with other bangles. The bracelet measures 1" wide and its interior measurements are 2" by 2 1/4".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1344462 (stock #SR4526)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,540.00
Lovely silver and gold bangle bracelet with a flower in vase motif. This boldly designed bracelet is engraved with an embossed background design of squares with a leaf motif. The bracelet measures 1 1/2" wide, the interior measurements are 1 7/8" by 2". An unusual and unique piece.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1900 item #1344386 (stock #SR4521)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,700.00
Exquisite Victorian silver bangle bracelet enhanced with a raised floral motif in two color gold. This unusual and striking cuff can be worn alone or joined with other gold or silver bangles. The bracelet measures 1 1/2" wide and its interior measurements are 1 15/16 by 2 1/4. It has hallmarks for Birmingham 1885.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1347748 (stock #SR4620)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,450.00
Victorian silver and three color gold locket with a raised floral and foliate design. Wonderful to wear on a chain, either short or long as shown here. The locket measures 1 3/4" high by 1 3/8" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1344674 (stock #SR4529)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,100.00
Victorian buckle bracelet beautifully engraved with clover leaves and a geometric design. The bracelet is stamped "Sterling". Buckle bracelets became very popular when Queen Victoria wore the Order of the Garter on her arm. The bracelet measures 1 3/16" wide. The interior dimensions are 1 7/8" wide by 2 1/8" long.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1900 item #1344387 (stock #SR4522)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,430.00
Striking silver Victorian bangle with a bold buckle motif. Sure to cause admiring glances when worn day or night. The bracelet measures 1 5/8" at its widest and its interior measurements are 2" by 2 5/16". It has full hallmarks for Birmingham, England 1884.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1920 item #1344385 (stock #SR4520)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$980.00
Stunning late Victorian style cuff bracelet with an overall hand engraved ivy motif. Wonderful to wear alone or with other bracelets. The bracelet is hallmarked inside Birmingham 1913 and measures 1 1/2" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1344686 (stock #SR4538)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$485.00
Victorian cut steel bangle bracelet. Wonderful to wear with other cut steel pieces or with silver as well. The bracelet measures 3/8" wide and its interior circumference is 6 1/2".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1347701 (stock #SR4602)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$6,800.00
Rare Wedgwood early Victorian blue and white jasperware bead necklace. Jasperware is a type of pottery developed by Josiah Wedgwood in the 1770s. Noted for its matte finish it was produced in a number of colors of which the best known is a pale blue now known as Wedgwood Blue, as in the piece. The necklace measures 18 1/4" long.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1180753 (stock #SR458)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$390.00

Ashworth ironstone dinner plate in an imari pattern, known as the "Rose Pattern", c1865 priced at

Condition: excellent Height: 10 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1180894 (stock #SR1204)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$390.00

This is a bold, colorful "japan" pattern porcelain dinner plate made by Ashworth, circa 1880.

Condition: excellent Height: 10 inches
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Pre 1940 item #1180963 (stock #BT900)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,780.00

Decorative biscuit tins were a marketing tool for biscuit makers during the turn of the twentieth century. One of 3 tins decorated by Mabel Lucy Atwell. Fairy House is also a bank. It would be a charming addition to a bank collection as well as a biscuit tin collection. $1,780

Condition: Excellent
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Pre 1900 item #1180713 (stock #SR2401)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$685.00

First Book by Peek Frean is as the title says, the first of the many book biscuit tins. The condition is good. It dates to 1895.

Condition: good
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Pre 1910 item #1181017 (stock #BT600)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$985.00

Decorative biscuit tins were a marketing tool for biscuit makers during the turn of the twentieth century. A much sought after Huntley & Palmers tin and most unusual as it is the only biscuit tin with a date printed on it. Look for the date on the spine of the almanac. Page 100 in the Franklin Book.

Condition: Excellent
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Pre 1930 item #1180962 (stock #BT2000)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$510.00

Decorative biscuit tins were a marketing tool for biscuit makers during the turn of the twentieth century.If this tin is not part of your collection, I think you'll want it.

Condition: fine
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Pre 1940 item #1181008 (stock #BT1400)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$385.00

Decorative biscuit tins were a marketing tool for biscuit makers during the turn of the twentieth century.This red Huntley & Palmers biscuit tin could easily pass for a book in a bookcase. It's pictured on page 164 in the Franklin book on Biscuit Tins.

Condition: fine
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Food and Drink : Pre 1940 item #1180993 (stock #SR1705)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,000.00

Decorative biscuit tins were a marketing tool for biscuit makers during the turn of the twentieth century. "Cabinette" by McVitie Price Biscuit Manufacturers was issued in 1933 and is pictured in the Franklin Biscuit Tin Book, page 172.

Condition: excellent
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 : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1940 item #1180971 (stock #SR1722)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$230.00

This adorable brass ring box is decorated on top with a brass ring. circa 1930.

Condition: excellent Height: 1.24 inches Width: 1.75 inches
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1940 item #1181013 (stock #SR1721)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$230.00

This adorable brass ring box has a ring on the top. circa 1930.

Condition: excellent Height: 1.24 inches Width: 1.75 inches
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1181009 (stock #SR162)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,125.00

This beautiful 15K yellow gold and agate bracelet has beautifully mottled, graduated stones and dates to 1840. 7" long, $ 3125. Condition: excellent Height: 7 inches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1900 item #1180648 (stock #SR2019)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,875.00

This 15K gold and Scottish agate bracelet has a padlock with a hair locket. It dates to 1870. length is 7".

Condition: excellent Height: 7 inches
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1181018 (stock #SR178)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$690.00

This putty colored oval lava cameo brooch is set in silver gilt. Condition: excellent

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1181044 (stock #SR176)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,465.00

This Lava brooch, set in a 12K gold bezel is an unusual color, dark green, c. 1880, 1 3/8" x 1 5/8", $ 1465. Condition: excellent Height: 1.5 inches Width: 1.25 inches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Enamel : Pre 1940 item #1180918 (stock #SR1339)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$185.00

We have a selection of Kenart enamel pins of dogs and a goat from the 30's. The enamel is on sterling. Priced each. 12 available

Condition: excellent
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1837 VR item #1181036 (stock #SR1387)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$595.00

Jewelry depicting forms of nature were in vogue during the late Georgian and early Victorian period. Foil backed colorful paste bugs or beetles set in silver were costume jewelry of their day. This charming beetle set in silver is circa 1840.

Condition: excellent Height: 0.75 inch
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1180625 (stock #SR2934)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$5,620.00

Brooches are in vogue...They are the latest fashion statement. This Victorian diamond brooch is a romantic love knot. It is set in silver, typical of the period. Wear it on a hat, a dress, a lapel or on the back of a coat, circa 1850.

Condition: excellent Height: 1.6 inches
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1180905 (stock #SR338)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,840.00

The snake is a symbol of eternal love and this well articulated lava snake holds a dangling heart, c. 1850. Condition: excellent Height: 2 inches

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1837 VR item #1180969 (stock #SR306)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,250.00

This beautiful miniature portrait of a young woman is painted on vellum which is calfskin treated to be used as paper. The miniature is set in a cut steel and brass frame, c1800.

Condition: excellent Width: 2 inches Length: 2.5 inches