A lovely antique French gilt bronze heart shaped trinket or jewelry box mounted with a Limoges enamel on copper miniature portrait plaque. Featuring an exquisite portrait of a lady in red with long flowing hair against a dark background with gilt accents. After one of the beautiful portraits by Parisian painter Angelo Asti. The vibrant red enamel is on foil to create a stunning shimmering crackling effect. Signed with the enamellist s initials AP. A patterned frieze adorns the sides of the box, further
This is a stunning vintage portrait pin in Limoges enamel surrounded by pearls. It depicts a woman in profile facing right. She is wearing a red headscarf or Phrygian cap with an olive wreath - possibly portraying Liberte or Marianne. The pin is oval and is surrounded by cultured pearls. It is in an unmarked gold setting that acid tests to at least 10K. It is exceptionally detailed and quite lovely. I believe that it was originally a part of a necklace or other piece of jewelry since the pin back on the
A truly beautiful vintage Pin Brooch from Limoges France. It is enamel on copper background and set into a silver-tone frame. Lovely assorted lavender, turquoise, white and gold tones with 3D domed geometric design. Signature of the artist at the back, Marylou, famous Limoges enameler. It is in excellent condition in every way. Features: Origin: LIMOGES - FRANCE Artist: Marylou Type: Pin - Brooch Material: Enamel on copper Shape: Elegant work of enamel on copper with silvertone frame - Abstract design
Oval 1880's French Limoges Enamel Portrait Bronze Compact 1880's French Limoges enamel bronze compact with beautiful woman's portrait and two faux pearls. Her hat and dress are glowing and look like they are lit from within and beautiful with sparkling red foil. Marked "Made in France" with original beveled mirror. Lilac enamel on lid with chased designs on the bronze on all three sides edging decoration of finely-detailed embossed edging decoration. Elegant oval shape. This case is 1.8" long and 1.5" wide
Nice vintage french Art Deco Limoges Gold tone & translucent enamel clips earrings. Blue with delicate bouquet of roses. Very nice vintage condition. DIMENSIONS: 26 mm x 22 mm
An antique 19th century French Limoges enamel on copper plaque. Stunning in its impressive size and outstanding craftsmanship, the plaque features a lady framed by arabesque motifs and heavy Rococo scrollwork. In grisaille with spectacular contrasting lights and darks to create impressive detail, depth and dimension. Accented in gold gilt highlights. Depicting a lady in a gown reminiscent of the Renaissance, seated and with hands clasped in prayer. The stonework and columns rendered in the background are
I am offering this fabulous vintage pin brooch. This piece is truly gorgeous, and it has the following features: * black enamel background with gold painted couple figures and an decorative outline * stamped "Limoges" * fully locking closure * 1 x 1 1/4 inches This is a fantastic and classic pin brooch. There is tons of sparkle and shine with this piece that will make it a must have piece for your upcoming fashion season. Buyer pays all and handling.
Antique French champleve enamel jewellery casket or box signed S. Burnet Limoges. The enamelling is stunning in its detail the artist has placed what looks to be mother of pearl in the ladies hair to make it look like iridescent white ribbon. The ladies dress is slightly 3d. The folds stand out and look to be painted on after the main piece was enamelled. She is wearing what looks to be a fur coat over her white dress. The box is made from copper with a floral design chased right arround the sides. Sadly
French enamel is a fine miniature painting in enamel which, in its best form, may rival oil paintings. A golden or copper plate was covered with a white base and a fine grained glass solution with pigments was carefully brushed on the fired background. After the application of each color the object is fired again. This technique came into fashion in Limoges, France during the 16th century and some artists - as Jean Toutin - perfected this art during the 17th century. It was mainly applied to watch cases and
I Stopped at an Antique Faire as I was walking and could not take my eyes off of this Pendant. I have collected this type of work for years but did not have any wearable pieces at this time. This is a larger pendant set in sterling silver and signed with a R V in a intertwined letters in script on the back. The enamel work is masterful and the woman is very lovely. The back of the pendant is solid sterling silver, the sides have an etched design, as truly lovely piece of Jewelry. The pendant is 1 3/4 inches
An outstanding antique Napoleon III era French Limoges enamel on copper miniature portrait in grisaille of the Sainte Vierge Marie et enfant, or Virgin Mary and child. The scene is beautifully rendered with exquisite detailing, here depicted in grey tones atop a darkened reddish ground with gilt accents. Set in an old worn frame, likely moroccan leather, mounted atop green velvet with a gilt brass or bronze surround. In overall good antique condition with no damage, chips or cracks to the stunning enamel on
Exquisite 19th century blue French enamel casket fitted with ormolu (gilt bronze frame.) This little treasure is typical of the work of the famous French enamellists at Bresse and Limoges and showcases the skilled artistry of this painstaking art form. Unlike many of the enamel pieces of the 19th century, the panels in this casket are pristine, not a flaw that we can find. The ormolu has darkened with age and inside the silk lining is tattered, but it is the panels that one should admire. The silk lining is
Exceptional Guilloche enamel framed Miniature portrait plaque in a complementary brass frame. This c 1910 enamel portrait is a prime example of the enamel technique that has long been associated with the Limoges area of France. The cobalt background shows a sunburst technique with multiple rays encircling the portrait at the center. The Portrait itself shows a highly detailed representation of a high style Lovely Lady in all her finery of furs, velvet, lace and flowers with fine touches of gold. Portrait
Item description: A truly beautiful vintage Pin Brooch from Limoges France. It is enamel on copper background and set into a large gilded brass frame. Lovely assorted blue tones with 3D Geometric design build like a miniature painting. Signature of the artist at the back, Georges Magadoux, famous Limoges enameler. It is in excellent condition in every way. Features: Origin: LIMOGES - FRANCE Artist: Georges Magadoux Type: Pin - Brooch Material: Enamel on copper Shape: Elegant work of enamel on copper with
The young beauty portrayed in this exquisite Victorian miniature enamel is the embodiment of serenity. Her features, one more skillfully painted than the next, vie for our attention. Her peaches and cream complexion appears as perfection and one is tempted to reach out to feel the smoothness of her cheek. Compelling blue eyes are set above an aristocratic nose and her mouth is a small, rosy bow. These features are all beautifully framed by her soft hair and jaw line, which give her the most desirable of
Diminutive Antique Art Nouveau multi color fancy Enamel Lady Pin. In the pictures you can see little spots of dust or lint,we should have brushed her off better,it has nothing to do with the enamelling which is pristine. The Pin measures approx.~15/16" x 3/4" The enamels are in wonderful condition.All hand painted detailing we marvel at the enamelling technique. The pin is gilded and the only damage we see is a slight end bend in the pin clasp. This is a beautiful little lady.
Antique Enamel Portrait Jewelry: Strikingly beautiful antique Victorian Limoges Enamel Portrait Pendant / Brooch set in a 14K Gold mounting. The portrait of the young woman is bordered by light blue enamel, a gold wreath and rich cobalt blue outer circle. The back of the piece is open and also enameled. Can be worn as a Pendant or Brooch; to wear as a Pendant pull the hinged bale up to run a chain through. The wear as a Brooch, the bale folds down and out of sight. The piece is in good condition with a few
ITEM: Vintage Limoges Enamel Earring & Pendant / Brooch Set. COMPOSITION: 14K Yellow Gold. GEM: N/A. CONDITION: Estate item, excellent. WEIGHT: 13.8 Grams MEASUREMENT: Pendant- 1-1/2 X 1-1/8". Earrings- 1-1/8" X 3/4" . MARKS: 14k Made In France. SIZE: N/A COMMENTS: This beautiful vintage set. Please wait for a revised invoice before paying for multiple purchases.
Ooh la la! How I love French Limoges enamel. This exceptional pendant is so lovely and features the divine Saint Fabiola or possibly La Dame du Lourdes. The Rich cobalt blue enamel is stunning, the detail of the ladies face is superb and is outlined by a lighter blue foil back enamel, gorgeous! Signed by the artist, Dumont and Limoges on the reverse. Framed in gold toned frame. It measures 1 3/8" long by 1/2" wide and is in pristine condition. Circa 1910. Comes from an estate collection in France.
This is a wonderful Miniature Portrait of a Young Maiden, hand painted in enamel on a round copper backing, circled with a silver beaded frame, which is then set in a gilded round frame within the wooden square frame. The size of the square mahogany frame is approx. 5" x 5" x 5/8" deep, typical of these miniature portraits that were done in the late 1800's. The hanger on the back is original, but the backing paper has been replaced at some time in the past. The size of the enamel itself is approximately
Antique Victorian Diamond and Limoges Enamel Portrait Brooch Item #505138 A stunning example of antique enamel work, this Victorian era diamond portrait brooch with a fold down pendant bale is a truly exquisite artifact. A young woman - luxuriously outfitted in the vestments of the early 16th century including slashed sleeves, an elaborate bejeweled headdress, collar necklace and emerald and pearl brooch - is set against a backdrop of diagonal stripes. The stripes consist of rose cut diamonds and deep blue
The Art Nouveau movement (circa 1890-1914), a decorative style and philosophy that married art with curved designs and nature-inspired themes, produced some of the most amazing jewelry of the late 19th and early 20th century. Vibrant enamel brooches depicting beautiful young people were quite popular during this period. This silver brooch features a young man painted in the limoges style accented by beautiful enamel work clothing interspersed with lovely silver etching. The contrasts in color and the
Fine Vintage ENAMELED LIMOGES R. Blancher Signed Enamel Brooch What a fabulous vintage brooch! It is signed LIMOGES with artists mark of R. BLANCHER. The enameling is so beautiful! It has a vibrant cobalt blue background with a center of green enameling and accents of yellow, red, and silver white enameling. The brooch measures just shy of 2 1/8" across. Good vintage condition with light age wear. The enameling is in good condition with only a few small bubbles or dips that look to have been in the making.
This is a breathtaking portrait brooch in Limoges enamel after the well-known painting of Saint Fabiola by Jean-Jacques Henner which was painted in 1885. It depicts the saint in a classical pose with head and shoulders cloaked in a red veil. While the original painting is lost, it has been reproduced countless times - the saint is considered the patron of women in difficult or abusive relationships and divorced women. This pin is exquisitely rendered by a very skilled artist. It is surrounded by a single
This Juliana set is a rare one called French Limoges, an enameled center "stone" fired on copper in both the brooch and the earrings. It is surrounded with the rare hyacinth orange Swarovski rhinestones as well as other topaz colored ones which make it really sparkle. The set is in wonderful condition with no problems that I can see, a set that has been well cared for over the years. This set can be seen in Ann Pitman's Juliana book on pages 205-206. The brooch measures 2 and 1/4" diagonally and is designed
This brooch is one that is very rare to find. It is called French Limoges and is a fired on glass enamel over a copper base. This one is in good condition and is really popular with collector's of D&E. It measures 2 3/8" long. The back shows the figure 8 soldering. Emerald green rhinestones frame the domed center piece. Don't miss this one. It is shown in Ann Pitman"s book of Juliana Jewelry on page 206.
A gorgeous Art Deco Limoges style Portrait Brooch c1930 which is signed on the reverse 'TLM' in an artists palette logo and 'Made in England'. The TLM stands for Thomas L Mott. The high domed transfer print portrait has hand applied accents and is held in a gold color metal frame with the frame decorated with very pale blue enamel with gold highlights. The Brooch measures 1 1/2 inches across and a fraction under 2 inches down and it fastens with a roll-over safety clasp. The Brooch also has a small ring at
Dating t o c.1820, this enamel and silver gilt brooch is a rare example of French enameled sentimental jewelry! Measuring 1 1/2" long (not including the pin stem) x 1 1/4" wide, this exquisite brooch is beautifully crafted, and a rare survival! This outstanding jewel boasts an en grisaille scene of of two cherubs holding a golden wreath between them, and is intricately-painted in enamels on silver! This miniature measures just 1" long x 1/2" wide, and the detail is nothing short of breathtaking; the full
For your consideration is a beautiful and unique 14kt limoges cameo brooch/pendant accentuated by beautiful white pearls. The cameo (enamel on porcelain) measures approximately 20mm x 20mm and depicts the profile of a fair maiden. The artistry of the piece is wonderful displaying fine depth and texture. The brilliant cobalt blue field creates a regal tone for the fine piece as it complements the iridescence of the maidens garb. There are several minute raised areas on the piece, 2 on the eye, 2 on the nose
Stunning antique miniature portrait of Queen Louise of Prussia on a Limoges blank. Circa 1890-1901. This exquisite piece began as a transfer and then was hand painted, giving it a very lifelike look. The highly skilled artist artist has used a turquoise blue background on the lower portion with the top portion being pale yellow fading to white. Queen Louise is wearing a light colored gown with raised enamel highlights and a flowing head scarf with raised enamel highlights. The antique Limoges blank is