A micromosaic and high karat gold necklace, Castellani, circa 1870 the woven chain necklace supporting a fringe of round, white micromosaic pendants alternating with amphora-shaped pendants and gold beads; maker's mark for Castellani; length: 16in.
Antique Gold and Hardstone Intaglio Necklace, set with seven intaglios with Islamic script within ropework bezels with applied bead and wire accents, suspending a silver-gilt fringe, and completed by foxtail chain, lg. 18 1/4.
Iran Persepolis _ The two lamassu on the western portal of the Gate of All Nations - the entrance to Persepolis. This lamassu is a bull with the head of a bearded man. The Lamassu is an apotrope, a mythological creature that wards off evil, originated in Babylonia and Assyria. and adopted by the Achaemenids.
A unique rendition of an ewer (a large jug, which was originally used for carrying water for someone to wash in) made into drop earrings. From our Antiquities Couture collection. The perfect gift for vintage lovers!