MEIJI Antique Jade "Obi-Dome" w/Large Rose Motif Y84
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Red and black bag and zouri shoes set / 赤×黒 金の霞柄 バッグ草履セット 草履カバー付 #Kimono #Japan http://global.rakuten.com/en/store/aiyama/
Japanese White Gold Carved Coral Brooch. The Coral was carved during the Meiji period for an obidome and the backing of the brooch was added during the 1940's - 50's. The carving is very 2-dimensional with a lot of depth to it and measures just under 1/2" thick at its thickest point. Length 2 5/8", Width 1 3/8", Mark "S.P.M.", Weight 46 grams
VICTORIAN ivory cherub pendant, 2-3/4". The expression is beautiful, the detail amazing and the original delicate loop is still present. The patina is lovely. According to Rowan in "Nineteenth Century Cameos", the French were the makers of most ivory cameos and cherubs.
Token of affection, hand jewelry was one of the most prominent representations of the Romantic Victorian art. This particular brooch depicts a lady's hand holding a bouquet of roses, lily of the valley, and forget-me-not. Every detail was meticulously excuted and nothing of the slightest importance was overlooked.