Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include dazzling Art Deco diamond cufflinks, fierce lion-eagles by Carter, Howe & Co., striking black-and-whites and intricately engraved diamond cufflinks circa 1920.
Taylor Elegance Art Deco cufflinks that dance and sparkle with the cool elegance and geometric dazzle of a Busby Berkeley musical. Created by Taylor & Co. in 14kt gold, circa 1930. Cost: $1,125
Roaring Eagles The Victorians decorated cufflinks with a menagerie of exotic and hybrid creatures. These striking cufflinks feature a roaring lion with wing-like ears, a feathered mane and the tightly curling tongue of a bird of prey. Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900. Cost: Sold
Black and White Elegant black enamel accents and white gold centers engraved with alternating straight and zig-zag pinstripes. Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1930. Cost: $675
Intricately Engraved Intricately engraved cufflinks with a sparkling diamond. Art Deco borders and a fine bead-like pattern along the edges add a final touch of Jazz Age elegance. Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1920. Cost: $725
This month the Antique Stickpin Gallery has gone to the birds with a proud pheasant and wise owl. A French chimera and Brassler scarab round out the offerings.
Strutting Pheasant A Victorian reverse intaglio of a ring-necked pheasant strutting through a miniature landscape. The scene is beautifully rendered with many finely detailed plants. Crafted in 18kt gold, circa 1880. Cost: $675
Wise Owl A wise owl perches on a branch and watches with inquisitive, bright green eyes. The owl is beautifully sculpted with finely detailed feathers and sturdy talons grasping the tree branch. The breast of the owl is engraved with the Greek letters Κ, Φ and Β - Kappa, Phi, Beta. Cost: Sold
La Chimère II A French chimera hungrily pursues a small golden ball. This fierce gargoyle has the head of a an eagle and body of a serpent that morphs into a vine decorated with acanthus leaves. Crafted in 18kt gold, circa 1900. Cost: Sold
Brassler Scarab A Hans Brassler stickpin with a sultry red carnelian scarab set in a stylized frame that repeats the scarab motif. A wonderful blend of Egyptian Revival, Art Nouveau and Art Deco design. Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910. Cost: Sold
Recent additions to the Antique Dress Set Gallery include two elegant Art Deco dress sets by Carrington & Co. - one set with shimmering moonstones the other with luminous mother of pearl.
Moonlight and Platinum Shimmering moonstones and platinum reflect the romance and elegance of an earlier age. A full dress set created by Carrington & Company in platinum and 14kt gold, circa 1910. Cost: $2,850
Platinum and Mother of Pearl Exuberantly engraved platinum borders surround creamy white mother-of-pearl centers. This Carrington full dress set is an elegant study in white on white. Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold, circa 1930. Cost: $2,450
These and other fine jewels can be found in
the Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries