Logo of The Spare Room Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1432191
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,400.00
Lovely Georgian five stone paste ring set in 15K gold and silver. The center stone is set in an ornate basket setting. This rare ring is great to wear alone or stacked with other rings. The ring is a size 9.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1431976
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,600.00
Lovely early Victorian turquoise and pearl cluster "love" ring with cabochon turquoise center stone surrounded by beautiful natural pearls. The gemstones are accented with a scalloped gold border and pierced shoulders. The slight discoloration on the inside of the shank, completely hidden from view when the ring is worn, is a result of a previous resizing. Turquoise represents happiness in life and is believed to have life giving properties. The ring is a US size 6 but can be resized.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1800 item #1432186
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$8,600.00
Exquisite Georgian verre églomisé, or gilded glass, portrait ring surrounded by seed pearls. Verre églomisé is a French term meaning gilded glass and is a decorative technique in which the back side of glass is gilded with gold leaf. The gilding may also be combined with reverse painting on glass as in this case. This ring has very large verre églomisé panel with a black silhouette of a peasant girl against a gilded background. The back of the glass panel is curved for comfort when ...
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 #1447732
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,635.00
The dove of peace soars through the skies. Made of pique, tortoiseshell inlaid with gold, this charming brooch can rest on your shoulder or perch on your lapel.
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 #1432188
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$8,425.00
Eye catching 15K gold and amethyst ring surrounded by pave set chrysoberyls from Portuguese mines in Brazil. Fabulous jewelry was made from the various gemstones exported from these mines until the French invasion of Portugal in 1809. The ring is size 8 1/4 and can be sized to fit.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1432187
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$6,740.00
Bold pave set chrysoberyl ring in 18K gold. The stones came from Portuguese mines in Brazil. Fabulous jewelry was made from the various gemstones exported from these mines until the French invasion of Portugal in 1809. The ring is size 7 1/4 and can be sized up or down.
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 : English : 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 has been historically 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 : 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 : 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 #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 1910 item #1429744
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$580.00
Made of tiger's eye, a yellowish brown chrysoberyl popular in Victorian times, these double sided flower form cufflinks which are linked by a silver chain, have a terrific masculine look that we find especially appealing. Tiger's eye is a little known gemstone that has been used to make jewelry for thousands of years. It is always cut in cabochon (polished but not faceted) and displays a wonderful chatoyancy, or play or light. Unusual, exotic, reasonably priced, and in perfect condition, our cat...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1837 VR item #1398535 (stock #8471)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$6,200.00
Three inch long day-night earrings with a lovely rococo design that incorporates foliate and shell motifs set with Persian turquoise and enlivened by the two-color 15K gold. The earrings have a secure hook on the back of the drop part of the earring, not typically seen on Georgian day-night earrings. This enables enabling them to easily be separated and worn with just the tops (for day), or both top and bottom (at night). The mechanism attaching the two pieces can be viewed in the photos.
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.