Inkwells and caskets in gold, one made for a Russian tsar and another commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria. Fritz von Miller (1840-1921). he did designing and worked in bronze and gold with a workshop in Munich, Bavaria.

Casket. ca. 1880-85.
Casket. ca. 1880-85. German. Ebony, ivory, silver, gilded metal, lapis lazuli, and amber. Fritz von Miller, designer. Image © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Fair use license. via http://cameo.mfa.org/wiki/File:02.86-SC39657.jpg
Inkstand. 1864.
Inkstand with ornamentation that includes mythical and allegorical figures such as Hercules and the Hydra, Time, and Victory. 1864. Commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as recognition for the royal physician Doctor Ignatz von Zauber in recognition of his twenty-five years of service in the city of Munich’s government. Silver, gilt-bronze, and enamel with rubies, emeralds and diamonds. Designed by Von Miller in partnership with jeweler Adam Hausinger. Photo by John Faier, © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Image © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Fair use license. via http://driehausmuseum.org/exhibitions/collection-highlights
Presentation casket that may have contained a rare bible, made for Tsar Alexander III.
Presentation casket that may have contained a rare bible, made for Tsar Alexander III. 1883. Made in Munich, Germany. Silver, enamel, hardstone, rock crystal, and gilt-bronze with tooled leather. Inscribed “The Gift of the German State in the year of our Lord, 1883, on the day of the Coronation, Saint Petersburg, the 15th of May.” (English translation). signed at one end “Fritz von Miller München”. Image © Sotheby’s 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2013/russian-works-of-art-and-silver-n09068/lot.367.html
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Jewelry mostly in shades of blue designed by Jessie M. King who was one of the Glasgow Girls. Living from 1875 to 1949 she also painted pottery and illustrated children’s books.

Brooch. ca. 1910. Hand-crafted. Silver, amethyst and blue enamel.
Brooch. ca. 1910. Hand-crafted. Silver, amethyst and blue enamel. Designed by King for Liberty and Company. Image © 2019 Victoria Sterling Antique Jewelry. Fair use license. via https://www.victoriasterlingjewelry.com/products/arts-crafts-enamel-amethyst-brooch-pin-jessie-m-king
Brooch.  ca. Silver and enamel.
Brooch. ca. Silver and enamel. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/jessie-marion-king/brooch-eow4XWAiqLA_5DHCRaZdPw2
Buckle. 1909.
Buckle. 1909. Silver and enamel. Designed by King for Liberty and Company. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation and Tadema Gallery, London. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/jessie-marion-king/liberty-co-buckle-a-64qSah0AH0rioi5iEmv4_Q2

Art Nouveau jewelry from Paris to want for your birthday or any other day. French. Louis Aucoc, goldsmith (1850-1932). René Lalique apprenticed with him.

Brooch depicting a sea-maiden reclining on a shell accompanied by a suspended octopus with ruby eyes. ca. 1900.
Brooch depicting a sea-maiden reclining on a shell accompanied by a suspended octopus with ruby eyes. ca. 1900. French. Gold and diamond with plique-a-jour enamel baroque pearl. Photo credit: Ruediger Floeter, Image © Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim. via https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/brooch-louis-aucoc/vgEFsCoAGx0TPw
Brooch. Motif of a stylized shield with a maiden's face with flowing blonde hair. Decorations of cherries and vines. ca. 1900.
Brooch. Motif of a stylized shield with a maiden’s face with flowing blonde hair. Decorations of cherries and vines. ca. 1900. Art Nouveau in style. Gold, diamond, pearl and matte and iridescent enamel. Signed and maker’s mark. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/jewelry/brooches/brooches/louis-aucoc-art-nouveau-enamel-pearl-diamond-gold-brooch/id-j_172934/
Butterfly brooch. ca. 1900.
Butterfly brooch. ca. 1900. Platinum, gold, horn, enamel, diamond, emerald ruby and sapphire.Private collection. Exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 2008. Image © Copyright 2006-2019 GateHouse Media, LLC. Fair use license. via https://www.wickedlocal.com/x590311239/Imperishable-beauty-at-the-Museum-of-Fine-Arts

Beautiful jewelry from the 19th century London firm of Carlo & Arthur Giuliano. Most of it Renaissance Revival in style. Some not.

Pendant in the motif of the Descent of Psyche into Hell
Pendant in the motif of the Descent of Psyche into Hell. 1904. Gold, enamel and gemstones with a pearl and emerald drop. Charles Ricketts, designer (1866-1931). Image © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Fair use license. via https://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/collections/metalwork/93546
Necklace. 1895. Gold with enamel and gems.
Necklace. 1895. Gold with enamel and gems. Image © 2015-2019 Kaleidoscope effect. Fair use license. via https://nasvete.com/glorious-italian-jewellery-designer-carlo-giuliano/a-gold-necklace-with-enamel-and-gems-by-carlo-and-arthur-giuliano-1895/
Diadem. No exact date. Archeological Revival in style.
Diadem. No exact date. Archeological Revival in style. Gold headband with various sized leaves enameled in green. Image © 2019 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Fair use license. via https://doyle.com/auctions/11jl03-important-estate-jewelry/catalogue/302-archeological-revival-gold-and-green-enamel

Imperial era Russian silver enameled up and ready to grace anyone’s dacha. Mid 19th century, made by goldworker Pavel Ovchinnikov of Moscow.

Beaker. 1895. Made in Moscow.
Beaker. 1895. Made in Moscow. Silver and cloisonné enamel. Image © Shapiro Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.shapiroauctions.com/auctions/russian-international-art-auction-2013-11-16/413-a-silver-gilt-and-cloisonne-enamel-beaker-pavel-ovchinnikov-moscow-1895/
Tea caddy. 1908-1917.
Tea caddy. 1908-1917. Silver and cloisonné enamel. Image © MutualArt. Fair use license. via https://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/Russian-Silver-and-Cloisonne-Enamel-Tea-/041A34C7B2403E71
Box with cockerel handles. 1908-1917.
Box with cockerel handles. 1908-1917. Made in Moscow. Silver-gilt with cloisonné enamel. Mark of Pavel Ovchinnikov beneath the imperial warrant. Image © 2019 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/12079053-imperial-russian-84-silver-gilt-cloisonn-enamel-box-with-cockerel-handles-mark-of-pavel-ovchinnikov-1830-1888-beneath-the-imperial-warrant-moscow-russia-1908-1917
Octagonal tankard. Made for Tsar Alexander III in 1889-90.
Octagonal tankard. Made in Moscow for Tsar Alexander III in 1889-90. Gilded silver, multicolor cloisonné and plique-à-jour enamel tankard. Decorated with a design of scrolling foliage with a plique-à-jour enamel scene of an eagle fighting a serpent. Design taken from a Turkish-made enamel tankard with a coiled-serpent handle that had been a gift to Tsar of Muscovy and was preserved in the Kremlin Armory that was included in Solntsev’s Antiquities of the Russian State, published in the mid 19th century. Image © 2019 John Atzbach Antiques. Fair use license. via http://atzbach.com/product/pavel-ovchinnikov-tankard-for-alexander-iii/

Jugendstil jewelry for your best girl. Pforzheim, Germany. Made by Levinger & Bissinger around 1900.

Brooch. ca. 1900.
Brooch. ca. 1900. Gilded silver with enamel and garnet. Marked ‘HL’ monogram’‘depose’ & ‘900’. Photo © David Newell-Smith. Image © Tadema Gallery. via http://www.tademagallery.com/jewellery/d/jugendstil-brooch/206237
Brooch. 1900.
Brooch. early 20th c. Marked “JEPOSE” on back. Image courtesy Västerviks Auktionsbyrå, Västervik. © 2011-2019 Auctionet.com. Fair use license. via https://auctionet.com/en/886662-brosch-jepose-levinger-bissinger-heinrich-levinger-1900-talets-borjan/images
Brooch. Early 20th c. Egyptian Revival. Enamel and pearl.
Brooch. Early 20th c. Egyptian Revival. Silver, plique-a-jour enamel and pearl. Maker’s mark for Henrick Levinger. Image © 2007–2019 Auctions Online USA Ltd. Fair use license. via

New post in my public (free) series on patreon now live. This one being Tudor Revival. Into being after 1850 but it just keeps circling back. Link below.

https://www.patreon.com/posts/29432306

Half jewelry, half other fun things. Many items, not just this one. Enough for another Sunday, too. May/probably will end up inching into the fall at the rate I keep finding/getting sent more all too good to leave there.

The revivals series being entirely free complete with its’ own archive going back to, I think, last February to be looked through if you’d like.

The other posts on patreon living behind a patron only firewall but you can see some of it for only $5. USD/month. They accept currency from all over the world, however as patreon is an international thing. Should you be interested in supporting my work and can, please check out what’s available at the various levels. Thanks! Sarah.

Tudor rose brooch/pendant. ca. 1875.
Tudor rose brooch/pendant. ca. 1875. Victorian English. Gold and enamel with an old mine cut diamond in the center. Opaque white enamel with guilloche red and green enamel. Image courtesy Aesthetic Engineering Fine Jewels and Antiques, Decatur, Georgia. Image © 1998-2019 Ruby Lane, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.rubylane.com/item/286086-3223/ULTIMATE-Victorian-Enameled-OMC-Diamond-18kt?search=1