video

Bavarian Pharmacy Balance

Bavarian Pharmacy Balance

This amazing and extremely rare Bavarian Biedermeier-period pharmacy balance stand would have been at home at any apothecary's shop during the mid-19th century. Crafted of walnut with bold giltwood accents, this stand holds eight separate sets of balances with brass beams and pointers, and… Read More »
Colombian Emerald and Diamond Necklace

Colombian Emerald and Diamond Necklace

Showcasing the finest of emeralds amidst strands of dazzling diamonds, this bold necklace is a true showstopper. The eight remarkably rare Colombian emeralds display a stunning deep green hue that attest to their important origin. The coveted stones total an incredible 32.62 carats and are… Read More »
1900 Paris World's Fair Sevres Vase

1900 Paris World's Fair Sevres Vase

This extraordinary Sèvres vase was made for and exhibited at the 1900 Paris World's Fair. Large objets d'art by this renowned maker are exceptionally rare. Revolutionary in design, this palatial tour-de-force defined a major shift in decorative art at the turn of the 20th century.… Read More »
Silver and Jeweled Automaton Nef

Silver and Jeweled Automaton Nef

Both a jeweled work of art and a mechanical masterpiece, this silver automaton nef is a one-of-a-kind objet d'art. At once breathtakingly beautiful, this majestic ship is intricate beyond compare in a dazzling display of silver workmanship. Crafted in the form of an exotic, Middle Eastern… Read More »
White South Sea Pearl Necklace

White South Sea Pearl Necklace

Twenty-three lustrous white South Sea pearls exude elegance and refinement in this classic necklace. Measuring between an incredible 17 to 21 mm, these perfectly matched, graduated pearls are beautifully complemented by a glistening 18K white gold ball clasp embedded with 5.30 carats of… Read More »
Silver Centerpiece by Paul Storr

Silver Centerpiece by Paul Storr

Elegantly designed by one of the most prominent names in silversmithing, this exceptional silver centerpiece by Paul Storr is perhaps the finest single candelabrum ever made by the famed silversmith. Profusely cast and chased with a blend of Neoclassical and Rococo Revival elements, this… Read More »
Prie Dieu

Prie Dieu by Antoni Gaudi

This unique prie dieu, or prayer desk, was specially commissioned for the interior of Casa Batlló by world renowned Catalan architect and sculptor Antoni Gaudi. Crafted by Gaudi in 1906 in collaboration with the famed sculptor Jaume Busquets, the important ébéniste… Read More »

Diamond Watch by Corum

This outstanding watch by Corum, the renowned Swiss watch manufactory, is generously adorned with approximately 65.00 carats of sparkling diamonds. Constructed of 18-carat yellow gold, this magnificent quartz timepiece features rows of square and round brilliant cut diamonds set in a… Read More »
The Battle of Issus Chess Set

The Battle of Issus Chess Set

Lavishly decorated and large in size, this extraordinary, elaborate chess set is the only one of its kind, and is perhaps the best ever made. Crafted by the hand of a master jeweler, the exquisite quality of its manufacture is showcased in each and every detail. Every 14k gold game piece… Read More »
United States Cavalry Officer's Sword

United States Cavalry Officer's Sword

A rare and important piece of Civil War militaria, this exquisite presentation sword was given to United States Colonel William B. Sipes of the 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry in 1864. This magnificent sword boasts a handle carved of natural material bound by a gilt bronze cross guard and… Read More »