Two Chinese carved rock crystal snuff bottles, 5.4 cm and 5.6 cm high (2). Provenance: Singapore private collection. Note: Bottles with faceted panels were made in majority of glass, and less frequently in jade and hard stone. The shape, popular during the
A carved rock crystal group, early 20th century, in the form of an immortal, with an attendant, together with three rams and 'ruyi' fungus, supporting a large sphere. Fitted hardwood stand, 19.5 cm high. Provenance: From a private Sydney collection acquire
18ct gold, rock crystal and diamond brooch, Tiffany & Co., modelled as a calla lily, the carved crystal centring a textured gold stamen, the petal accented by a claw-set brilliant-cut diamond, length approximately 72mm, signed Tiffany & Co.
A rock crystal and diamond brooch, carved articulated rock crystal flowers set with a diamond centre set to a sweeping two tone gold bar brooch modelled as flower stems; 18ct white and yellow gold. Weight 4.3g.
Scottish silver rock crystal snuff mull, the horn mounted with a Scottish thistle embossed ball hinged cover surmounted by a crystal jewel, unmarked. Condition, good, minor wear consistant with age, length, 10.5 cm
Two rock crystal snuff bottles, 19th century, the first, a compressed bottle, well carved with flowers, the carver using the colour inclusions in the stone to enhance the decoration, the second bottle incised overall with shou characters, well hollowed, in
A Chinese rock crystal censer and cover, the base of cauldron shape raised on three paw feet and with lion mask handles issuing from the rim with captured rings suspended beneath them, the tall domed cover with conforming captured ring handles to the sides
A vintage 14ct. yellow gold and rock crystal cameo ring, finely carved with a classical woman in profile, frosted finish, the wide tapered mount with classical panelled decoration, deep open back, forked shoulders. Total weight 7.7gms
A small silver, enamel and gem set figure of a bird, early 20th century with naturalistic plumage set with sapphires and seedpearls, its head decorated with blue and enamel and ruby set eye, perched on a tree stump with emerald set foliage, on a stepped ro
A very fine rock crystal, enamel and diamond-set desk clock with box, Cartier, numbered 379 and 7137, circa 1915 jewelled lever movement, translucent blue enamel dial on sunburst background, outer gold, rose diamond and white champleve enamel ring for the
A fine carved and stained Japanese ivory large okimono signed Shin Ichi [ä¿¡ä¸]. Carved in the form of clambering mice scrabbling over chestnuts and beans, each mouse with rock crystal inlaid eyes, signed to base, 22 cm width x 10.5 cm depth x 10 cm high
A Chinese clear rock crystal carved incense burner, the squat spherical body with captured lion ring handles, the tapered raised lid with kylin finial and three further capture mask ring handles, all raised on three mask and lion's paw feet. 10.5 cm x 6.5
An unusual rock crystal double snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 19th century, the pear shaped body set with double animal mask and loose ring handles, with a smaller vase on one side, the black rimmed stoppers with lion and florette knops, (4), 14 cm high overa
An amethyst and jadeite court necklace, Chaozhu, the 108 amethyst beads divided by four jadeite fotou (Buddha heads), the fotou at the back connected to a gourd-shaped fotouta (Buddha head stupa) suspending a green hardstone matrix beiyun (back cloud) oval
A group of five Chinese snuff bottles, Early to mid-20th century, of various materials including agate, nephrite, and rock crystal, some carved, some inside-painted, each fitted with a stopper of hard stone, coral, or jadeite, box, varying from 6.7 cm to 8
A Chinese rock crystal jar and cover, Qing Dynasty, 19th century, with three loose ring lion-masks handles, decorated with a continuous flower scroll. 19 cm high, mouth 7 cm diameter. Provenance: Private NSW Southern Highlands collection
A rock crystal 'peach' snuff bottle Qing Dynasty, 19th century the peach form body carved in relief on the exterior with two bats in flight beside further fruits growing from a branch around the shoulders, and with lingzhi extending onto the reverse, stalk
Four elephant pendants set with red stone eyes and yellow metal details. The four elephants measure 4 x 2.5 cm and are each carved from a different gem. The four carvings are lapis lazuli, jade, rock crystal and Tigers eye.
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