The Cameo tiara The Empress Josephine's Cameo Tiara (Sweden) is a gift from Napoleon to Empress Josephine of France. This bridal crown features plenty of pearls and seven cameos which describe mythological figures such as Cupid and Psyche.
Detail: court suit, in purple velvet w/ white satin waistcoat. Both coat & waistcoat lavishly embroidered w/ naturalistic flowers: Lily of the vally, narcissus, & forget-me-nots. Sir John Stanley of Alderley, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber for George III.
This artfully engraved powder horn belonging to the prominent Dr. of Dutchess County, New York, is a singular colonial artifact with a colorful history dating to the early part of the epic French and Indian War.
Antique Gold, Portrait Miniature, and Diamond Pendant/Brooch depicting the Duchesse d'Angouleme with plumes in her hair and wearing elaborate jewels, the shaped mount with floral and bow motifs, set with old European and old single-cut diamond melee