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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 : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1426689
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,100.00
A good example of the remarkable talent behind the wonderful Austrian Bronze handmade, hand painted bronze miniature figurines. Austrian bronzes are individually cast from sand molds used only once, then sculpted and cold painted by hand with several coats of paint. This rare painted butterfly is approximately 1 inch long and 1 1/4 inches wide. A perfect collection for the entomologist or botany professor in your life. A someone who just wants to start a collection who has only a small amount of...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1426719
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,100.00
Substantial silver bangle bracelet with a stylized "U" border at the top and bottom. The scene at the center of the bracelet is set within a circle and is a charming composition of a bird perched on a tree branch seeking sustenance from a leaf. The pictoral representations of Victorian sentimental silver bangles were westernized interpretations copied from the Japanese aesthetic movement. However, such bangles were made in Birmingham, England and are firmly rooted in the Victorian era.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1910 item #1431636
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,100.00
Antique 9K gold Victorian "message" ring, "Mizpah, symbolizing a bond between two people, comes from a bible quote in the book of Genesis, "The Lord watch between thee and me, when we are absent one from another". Mizpah is the Hebrew word for "Watchtower", a pillar of stones which symbolized the covenant between Jacob and Laban. Mizpah rings were often exchanged between two people in the hope of protecting the two during a period of separation, often by war.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1431126
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,095.00
HM B'ham 1890 Sterling Locket with 2 Color Gold Leaves!
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1930 item #1180716 (stock #SR3240)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,085.00

Wonderful tea caddy spoon in the form of a jockey cap hallmarked 1927.

Condition: excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1900 item #1428966
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,050.00
Lovely pair of Victorian Vauxhall glass teal mirror glass earrings set in metal. The Vauxhall glass Company manufactured mirror glass in the 19th century and in a burst of innovation one can only behold with astonishment today, they employed jewelry artisans to make mirror glass jewelry with the shards. Vauxhall Glass jewelry proved immensely popular and was offered for sale to courting couples in the London pleasure gardens. The jewelry came in different styles and forms, but it the teal colo...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1900 item #1428969
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,050.00
We love these royal blue mirror glass earrings which shine a brighter Bristol blue with the slightest head movement. the beveled hand carved edge is a lovely detail which was clearly time consuming for the maker. The plate glass factory at Vauxhall was known for its production of mirror glass, but in addition, the company employed skillful artisans to produce jewelry out of the remaining shards. Thus was created Vauxhall glass jewelry, much loved then and by collectors today. The earrings are 1 ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1440592
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,050.00
Unusual lightweight original watch chain of made of gunmetal, an alloy of copper and tin that was used to make decorative chains, purses, brooches, buckles and other items during the Victorian era. Our chain has alternating links and balls throughout and the pattern is consistent and uninterrupted (this is something we look for and is important because it shows the chain is in its original condition with no links removed). Besides being decorative, such watch chains were useful; people would ha...
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 : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1441404
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,020.00
Silesian wire jewelry is what is known as Historic jewelry. The craft originated with gunsmiths and armor workers in the medieval town of Gleiwitz, Silesia, (formerly Poland, and now part of Germany and Poland), in the late 1700's. After the business of creating ornamentation for armor was no longer, the artisams found others forms for their craft; mirror frames, purses and other ornamentation where iron was used instead of precious metal. Jewelry making soon followed the making of objects out o...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1429729
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$995.00
Classic 14 Karat double sided knot shaped gold cufflinks. The symbolism of the love knot dates to antiquity and symbolizes love, friendship and affection. That the knot has no beginning, middle or end, evokes the eternal connection and unbreakable bond between two people. Each of the knots are soldered to a firm split ring, with a chain of 3 links connected the 2 sides together. The lack of ornamentation and the simple knot form make them look like they might have been crafted in modern times. A...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1429733
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$995.00
These beautifully crafted Egyptian revival cufflinks of sterling silver scarab beetles are the creation of Herman and Eugene Unger, German immigrants who settled in Newark, NJ and were a part of the immensely creative Art Nouveau period at the turn of the nineteenth century. Herman was the silversmith while Eugene was the engraver. Similar to the Art Nouveau period itself, their popularity was brief, not the least of which was that fact that the commercial marketplace had difficulty supporting p...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1435831
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$995.00
Beautiful Silver Foiled Pink Paste Earrings. Made of "paste", a special glass and lead formula originating from George Ravenscroft, a London glassmaker, during the 17th century and perfected by a French jeweler Georges Strass in the 18th century. Each "paste" was hand-carved to fit the setting. Paste has become very collectible and desirable and can no longer be made today. The earrings are backed in a 15K gold shepherd's hook.
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 : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1180372 (stock #SR8037)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$975.00

c. 1820, 9 1/2" diameter, with slight repainting. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pewter : Pre 1910 item #1180803 (stock #SR2122)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$975.00

It's an adorable miniature inkstand in pewter. Wonderful for a dollhouse. circa 1900.

Condition: excellent Height: 1.75 inches Width: 1 inch
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.