Watchmaker: Isaac Penard | Watch | Swiss, Geneva | The Met
Watch in the form of a skull, ca. 1640-50 Movement by Isaac Penard (Swiss, 1619-1676) Case and dial: silver, partly nielloed, with a single silver hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel; back plate of movement
Pendant in the Form of Neptune and a Sea Monster | probably Netherlandish | The Met
Early 1600's, Dutch: Pendant in the form of Neptune and a sea monster: Baroque pearl with enameled gold mounts set with rubies, diamonds, pearls. 4-3/8 in. (11.1 cm) high. Style similar to Elizabeth's mother-of-pearl ring set with gold, rubies and diamonds
19th Century Roman Micro-Mosaic Vermeil Earrings
A colorful springtime bouquet of flowers framed with a black & white geometric design are intricately rendered in tiny tesserae in these wonderful antique micro-mosaic earrings by way of nineteenth-century Italy. Hight carat gold over silver, 7/8 inch.
Nose Ornament with Spiders | Salinar | The Met
Date: 100 B.C.–A.D. 200. Geography: Peru, North Coast. Culture: Salinar. Medium: Gold. Dimensions: H. 2 x W. 4 3/8 x D. 1/8 in. (5.1 x 11.1 x 0.3 cm). Cla...
Pendant in the form of a siren | European | The Met
Pendant in the form of a siren Date: probably about 1860 Culture: European Medium: Baroque pearl with enameled gold mounts set with rubies
Openwork bracteate with heraldic lions sharing a head in high relief (2002-381)
Persian, Achaemenid Openwork bracteate with heraldic lions sharing a head in high relief, late 5th – early 4th century B.C. Gold