H O M E          P R O D U C T S          A B O U T          V I R T U   B L O G          C O N T A C T
All Items
New Arrivals
Miniature Portrait
Object d'Art
Antique Ivory
Tortoise Shell
French & Viennese Enamel
Micro Mosaic
Sentimental Jewelry
French Antiques
French Opaline Glass
Boxes
Perfume & Vanity
Sewing
Palais Royal
Other Antiques
    French & Viennese Enamel    
   
    Antique Viennese Enamel Austrian Miniature GYPSY GIRL Painted Vase
Price: $345.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique Viennese Austrian enamel Miniature Painted of a Gypsy Woman. Approx. 5 1/2 inches tall and 1 3/4 inches in diameter. Lovely Tapered design. Painting of woman is amazing and very unusual for Viennese. Long Dark flowing hair and wearing a red dress with bare feet. She carries a large basket of flowers. Raised enamel paint applied to her dress, her Jewelry and hair ornament. No chips or cracks and very good color
   
 
   
    Antique French LIMOGES ENAMEL Cherub Flora Form Vase
Price: $495.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Fantastic antique French Limoges Enamel Base. Large...6 inches tall with a 4 1/2 inch opening.. Dak Red Mottled Enamel with 2 polychrome Cherubic looking children with garlands in hair and flowing gowns. Also quivers with floral. Beautiful crimped vase top with orangish enamel interior. For age and fragility ...I see no chips or cracks. Remains of sticker interior with Limoge So unusual and displayable
   
 
   
    Antique Viennese Austrian ENAMEL SILVER Miniature Barrel Keg w/ Cherub
Price: $495.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique Viennese Austrian Enamel Miniature Barrel Keg with Cherub on top. Approx 1 1/2 by 2 inches. Dark green enamel barrel with couples in a Pastoral setting and 2 Winged Cherubs. Set in a silver Holder with a silver tap. Top Angel holding a mug in silver with gold gilt. Lovely condition with no chips or cracks to enamel. Back pastoral scene is a little darker...though quite good
   
 
   
    Antique VIENNESE ENAMEL Raised Berry and Vine Miniature Vase
Price: $195.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique Viennese Enamel Miniature Vase. Approx. 5 inches tall and 2 inches in diameter. Fabulous red color with a green enamel vine and raised enamel yellow berries...Stunning. Bulbous design with ormolus mounts. Beautiful condition with no chips or cracks.. Sorry...white area on photos due to a piece of the sticker that I had not taken off
   
 
   
    Antique Viennese Enamel Gold Gilt Hot Air Balloon Shape VINAIGRETTE PENDANT
Price: $495.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique Viennese Enamel with gold gilt Hot air Balloon Shape Vinaigrette Pendant. Approx. 1 inch by 3/5 inch in diameter. Fabulous....I have not found one of these in ages! Dark blue enamel with gold embellishment. Front depicts a very detailed pastoral couple. One on lid and the other on the base. Opens to reveal the Grill and the interior where the scent would be kept. Bail and can be used as a pendant...chain not included. Fabulous condition with no chips or cracks to surface,
   
 
   
    Antique French VIENNESE ENAMEL Bronze Miniature Woman on Wharf with Ducks Vase
Price: $395.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique Enamel Painted Miniature Vase. 2 by 3 1/2 inches tall. French or Austrian...Rare pink interior. Rare painting...of a woman in 18th C dress sitting on a wharf. A basket and cloak by her side.Ducks swimming past. Trees and Reeds and flowers in the Water. First so highly detailed that I have ever seen. Most are a pastoral couple or a woman in foiled dress. This is superb. No chips or cracks on the enamel
   
 
   
    Antique Pair FRENCH ENAMEL Mother of Pearl Figural Opera Glasses w/ Original Case
Price: $745.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique French Enamel with Pastoral Figures Paintings Opera Glasses in Original Leather Case. Glasses are approx. 3 3/4 by 4 1/4 inches. Mother of Pearl Eye Lens Covers. Marked Lemaire of Paris Enamel work is quite unique in a gold background. Beautiful Pastoral man and woman on each side. Musical and floral back decoratiom woth pansies etc. The color are quite vibrant and unique in purple and yellow and turquoise. Gilt mechanics and mounts. Works easily. Leather worn pouch Case with bronze silk interior. Interesting bee gilt puch button No chips or cracks. A bit of color wear to the top of the golden enamel work. Antique enamel work is one of the few genres that is not being faked due to the tedious and arduous process. Hence the value of these pieces are strong
   
 
   
    Antique FRENCH ENAMEL Foil Painting Duchess of Devonshire
Price: $995.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Superb Antique French Enamel Portrait Painting with foil of the Duchess of Devonshire. Painting is approx. 3 by 4 inches oval and framed is approx. 5 by 6 1/2 inches in etched gilt metal frame with burgundy velvet covering. Exceptional enamel...She is breathtaking. In large brown hat with light coral plume and light coral foiled band. Lavender foiled dress with center pink rose at the bodice. Long white powdered wig. And the face of an angel. Superb condition with no chips or cracks. Color is wonderful. Much better than average enamel.
   
 
   
    Large Antique Silver VIENNESE ENAMEL Cherub Scenes Vinaigrette Pendant Locket
Sold
Price: $695.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique Large Viennese enamel Sterling silver and gold gilt Round Locket Pendant. Most probably was used as a Vinaigrette. The center would hold a small perfume soaked sponge. Approx. 1 1/4 inches in diameter. Marks on the interior trim. 2 classical scenes..Angel bringing a tablet to a woman...And a cherub flying above a reclining woman. Center Interior is enamel decorated with a floral and vine pattern. Silver top bail. One small chip at the end where they come together. Quite unusual decoration. Very well done. And very large for this type...most are about 1/2 inch
   
 
   
    Antique Viennese MINIATURE ENAMEL Furniture 6 Piece Chairs Table Settee
Sold
Price: $1,250.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique Viennese Austrian Enamel and Ormolu Six piece Miniature Furniture set. Chairs approx. 2 1/2 inches tall, Settee 3 1/4 by 2 3/4 and table 2 by 3 1/4 inches. Includes 2 side chairs, 2 fauteuil arm chairs, Settee and table with pull out drawer. All in the Louis XV Style Some of the pieces are marked Austria. Superb enamel work featuring Couples in Pastoral scenes. Ormolu and enamel all in very good condition. The best price anywhere for all these pieces
   
 
   
    Antique Set of 4 VIENNESE ENAMEL Sterling Silver Salts
Sold
Price: $2,350.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Rare set of 4 Salts in Viennese Enamel on sterling silver...Multiple painted scenes. Each are approx. 1 3/4 inches tall and diameter. Each salt has 2 different Classical and Pastoral Scenes with each interior painted in a different landscape. The paintings are of Lovers, Cherubs, gods and godesses, Sea and landscapes. Quality is superb with Raised panels in burgundy and light blue with gold accents between the paintings. The bottoms are in pale pink enamel...very unusual. Each salt has a gold gilt base over sterling with 2 marks...Hard to make out..I think I see an A and an LP. Each salt has a rim. Excelletn condition and quality.. No chips or cracks to any of them... Just a bit of wear to the rims. Stunning
   
 
   
    Antique VIENNESE ENAMEL Barrel Scent Perfume Bottle
Sold
Price: $2,250.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Superb quality and rare type. Painted over silver with silver mounts. Body is black enamel Renaissance revival style flourish over white. Front and back are decorated with Pastoral scenes. Not like the usual...very unusual in colors of red and yellow. Sides are circular paintings of landscapes. Rare cast bird finial/ stopper with red and green paint. Silver stand which is not original to perfume though it quite right for display. Silver chain with hanger as can be worn as a Vinaigrette. Condition is quite good with no chips or cracks. I have just gotten back from a Shopping Expedition and will be listing rare and exceptional pieces
   
 
   
    Antique FRENCH ENAMEL Foil Painting of a Queen Large Vase
Sold
Price: $995.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Superb Antique French Enamel Large Vase with Foil painting of a Queen. Vase is approx. 6 inches tall...with bronze stand and handles total height is approx. 8 3/4 inches. Very rare reticulated top as with the process...this is quite difficult to achieve. The front has a beautifully posed woman in ermine lines cape...Royal bleu foiled with fleur de lis...Gown is a gold foiled skirt with a red and gold foiled top. A gold scepter in her hand. Ruin backgrounds are quite interesting with a rope and tassel designed around the cut out. Back is a landscape with sea and ship in the distance. Superb condition and wonderful depiction. Light coral interior has 2 hairlines which do not come thru to the surface. Much better than average enamel
   
 
   
    FRENCH ANTIQUE ENAMEL PAINTED MINIATURE CARRIAGE ORMOLU
Sold
Price: $845.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique French painted Enamel and Ormolu Mounted Miniature Carriage. Approx. 2 1/2 by 3 1/2 by 5 inches. I so adore these. I have been told the true purpose of these was as a Master salt where they would be rolled down an elegant table.....I am not certain though think they are just a wonderful little item on their own without a specific purpose. Very rare light green base color...first enamel I have ever seen in this pastel. Sides and back are painted with floral garlands and sprays tied with bows. Front is a wonderful Pastoral setting, after Boucher. Lid with ormolu cast crown handle, has a painting of 4 figures in each corner. Beautifully painted and very unusual. Musician, Shepherd with flock and dog and women in repose and reading. Reminds me of an elegantly painted ceiling in a wonderful Villa. Scrolled wheels and mounts in gold gilt ormolu. Condition is quite good with no chips or cracks to the enamel and the paint color is strong . 1 year ago these would sell for between $1200 and $1500. but I purchased this piece with a collection and will pass along the remarkable savings.
   
 
   
    ANTIQUE VIENNESE ENAMEL CHERUB MINIATURE CROWN BOX
Sold
Price: $699.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique Viennese Austrian Enamel Miniature Box in the form of a crown with Cherub paintings and silver cap with sapphire stone. Approx. 2 inches in diameter. Wonderful Miniature box in the form of a crown with lid divided into 4 parts each with a painting of a winged cherub with floral garlands, wreathes in a cloud setting. Cap is center set with silver mounts and a sapphire stone. Box is polychrome decorated around and the bottom has another painting of a winged cherub with doves sitting on a cloud. Interior box is also painted with a cherub with arrow. Quite sweet and in overall very good condition with exceptional paintings. Some wear to interior gold gilt trim
   
 
   
    1850 VIENNESE ENAMEL ORMOLU BOAR HUNT PAINT RING HOLDER
Sold
Price: $850.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Rare Vienese enamel and ormolu ring holder. decorated with a wild Boar Hunting scene. Approx. 4 1/2 inches tall and 1 3/4 inches in diameter. I collect enamels and I have never seen this painting. It is exquisite. Depicts hunters...some look to be from the 1850's other are quite classical looking with spears. The capture of the black wild Boar with the dogs and the hunters...but not to the demise of two dogs. A fabulous piece with the best enamel I have ever seen. Condition is wonderful with no chips or cracks to the enamel. A rare piece that you will never see again
   
 
   
    SUPERB ANTIQUE FRENCH ENAMEL GILT OPERA GLASSES PAINTED FIGURE
Sold
Price: $799.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique French Enamel and gilt Opera Glasses. Approx.4 1/4 inches long and 3 inches tall. Very nice enameling. Front depicts an 18th C dressed man and woman and the back and sides Pastoral splendor. Both figures are quite detailed with their clothing and facial features. Pastel colors of the sky and the a river are quite stunning. Gilt metal frame with eyes and expansion gear in mother of pearl. Eye frames are Marked G. Cresto San Remo and Ottico. Enamel in wonderful condition with no chips or cracks. Just a bit of wear to the black enamel of the inner binocluar
   
 
   
    RARE 1850 FRENCH ENAMEL STERLING SILVER DIARY CASE CARNET BALL PARIS
Sold
Price: $2,500.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Rare 1850 French enamel and sterling silver Diary case Carnet Bal. Approx. 2 3/4 by 4 inches. Superb and looks as if it was never used. Front and back cover are both beautifully painted scenes. The front depicts a hooded cloaked woman with a suitor standing over her in a Garden Setting. Landscaping of blue sky, trees and climbing vines makes for a perfect Dangerous Liasons. The back cover is a landscape with a cottage at a gentle river with a castle in the background. Latch mounts are of sterling silver. Interior is complete and all original. With original tag from Tahan a Paris, a very fine establishment selling furnuture and Object. Interior is ecru water stained silk with pocket lining. A printed calendar with the days of the week and a litho Souvenir page in French exclaiming this piece was expensive....even in the mid 1800's. Original gold gilt pencil and sheels for writing. Breathtakingly beautiful and condition is amazing.
   
 
   
    ANTIQUE FRENCH ENAMEL PASTORAL COUPLE OPERA GLASSES
Sold
Price: $750.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique French Enamel opera Glasses with Mother of Pearl eye mounts. Approx. 3 by 3 3/4 inches. Beuaitufdlly painted French enamel depicting an 18th C looking woman and man in a Pastoral setting. Mother of pearl eye mounts and lever. Marked Colmont E Paris. Condition is quite good with no chips or cracks to glsses and brass has a wonderful patina
   
 
   
    1860 FRENCH RED ENAMEL GOLD FLORAL OPERA GLASSES HANDLE
Sold
Price: $1,150.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
1860 French Paris red enamel with gold gilt floral leaf and vine design handled opera glasses. Approx. 4 by 6 inches. Superb quality with rare red enameling. Red enamel contains gold to give it that lush, rich coloring making it much rarer. Mother of pearl eye mounts and control. Telescopic handle . Marked Verdi, Paris and L. Beckmann Toledo, Ohio. I believe these could be purchased at the Palais royal shops not too far from the Paris Opera House and could be monogrammed for each customer. Condition is quite wonderful with no chips or cracks. Great working condition.
   
 
   
    1870 FRENCH LAVENDER ENAMEL BRONZE PICTURE FRAME RARE
Sold
Price: $2,250.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
1870 French Lavender Raised Enamel Decorated and Bronze Picture frame. Approx. 5 1/2 by 7 inches with picture area of approx. 3 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches. The most beautiful piece I have ever seen! Rare light lavender French enamel and decorated with raised enamel. Yellow ribbons at all 4 corners and in bottom center. Sprays of daisies with yellow centers and pink tips among green leaves. Top bronze cartouche ribbon and floral decoration and oval trim. Back has an easel. Stunning and rare. Condition is perfect with no loss to enameling and color is superb. For the most sophisticated collector of only the best frames. Payment is due within 7 days.
   
 
   
    1860 Viennese Enamel Reliquary Case Collector Cabinet
Sold
Price: $3,500.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Viennese Enamel Reliquary Cabinet from circa 1860. These also can be called Jewelry or Collectors cabinets. Ebony wood and enhanced with Viennese Enamel plaques and ormolu mounts to include 4 column like Caryatids and the top mounted cast of St. George. 13 painted enamel plaques of classical looking figures , putti with gods and goddesses and painted landscapes . Interior doors open to reveal two pull out drawers to store your most treasured objects. In fabulous condition, all plaques in good condition with no chips or cracks, all the ormolu is present. Superb example of the kind. Measurements: 4 3/4 by 3 1/2 by 6 1/2 inches
   
 
   
    1870 Viennese Enamel Miniature Gondola Venice Scene Souvenir
Sold
Price: $1,500.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Rare Viennese Enamel miniature formed as a Gondola with Venezia painted on both sides. Older piece that is beautifully painted on every square inch. Cast ormolu Gondoliers with oars and sets upon 4 wheels. Could have been a salt and made for the Venice Grand Tour Trade. The paintings are rare as they are of Venice with the canals in the background and the boats. The lion of St. Mark is painted in front of the Gondolier. The figures are depicted in period dress as the Medicis or Borgheses. I collect and sell many piece of Viennese enamel and this is one of the most unique. In lovely condition with just a bit of natural wear to the bottom. Measurements: 1 1/4 by 2 by 4 inches
   
 
   
    Pair Viennese Enamel Miniature Pitcher Ewers Ormolu, 1860
Sold
Price: $1,750.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Superb and Rare. Approx. 6 inch tall Minature pitchers or ewers with beautifully painted scenes. Ormolu spouts, handles and bases. Ovoid form enamel with exquisite painted scene of a couple in 18th C dress. Backs are also painted with scenes of ruins and a distant castle.....Landscapes with trees. Rare to find a pair. One is just a bit larger though quite usual since these items were one of a kind made. Enamel most probably over copper Lovely condition see no chips or cracks to enamel and the colors are quite strong. These are great examples of Viennese era
   
 
   
    3 PC 1840 Viennese Enamel Settee Chair Miniature Furniture
Sold
Price: $850.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Piece antique Viennese Enamel Miniature Furniture Suite includes: a settee. side chair and fauteuil. Matched painted pieces and beautifully painted. After Boucher scenes of ladies and gentleman in 18th C dress relaxing in bucolic settings. Louis XV style with curved legs. Enamel painting over ormolu and all mounts are ormolu. Settee is approx. 2 3/4 by 3 inches. The chairs are approx. 2 1/2 inches, one with arms and the other without. Older set and exceptional paintings and make. No chips or cracks and enamel is quite strong
   
 
   
    Antique Miniature Viennese enamel Carriage with cherubs
Sold
Price: $899.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique Viennese enamel hand painted Miniature carriage on wheels. Approx. 4 by 4 1/2 inches. Gilt metal chasis and carriage in enamel with ormolu mounts Robins egg blue base color with paintings of floral garlands. an 18th C looking after Boucher couple in a pastoral setting. Cover is beautifully painted with 4 cherubs in clouds with garlands. One of my favorite pieces of this genre. Overall in good condition for age. The front fasteners from the carriage to the chasis are replacements and fit is not snug. The enamelling is chipped where they were fastened. A bit of paint wear and a few other small chips. Top does lift off. Quite sweet
   
 
   
    Antique VIENNESE ENAMEL Bronze Miniature 3 Panel Screen
Sold
Price: $645.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique Viennese Enamel Miniature Bronze 3 Panel Screen. Approx. 6 inches long and 4 inches tall. Center panel with 2 lovers in a Pastoral Scene. Outer panel shows a man with a Bag Pipe and a beautiful woman. Bronze cast and highly decorated frame. Back is beautifully etched with a signature at top. A black line on the outer panel back. No chips or cracks on the enamel... Perfect for a Miniature or Doll Collector
   
 
   
    Antique VIENNESE Austrian ENAMEL Miniature Piano Cherubs Jewelry Box
Sold
Price: $595.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique Austrian enamel Miniature Piano Jewelry Box . Approx. 1 1/2 by 3 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches. Front with enamel rendering of 2 winged cherubs. Cover lifts to reveal enamel black and white piano keys. Cover with 18th C looking couple in a Pastoral setting to reveal a velvet covered area for Jewelry or a special piece. Sets upon 3 feet. Marked Austria pn the bottom. Wonderful condition
   
 
   
    Antique Viennese Austria Enamel Miniature Cherub SCENIC HARP
Sold
Price: $645.00 USD
French & Viennese Enamel
Antique Viennese Austrian Enamel Miniature Cherub and scenic painted Harp. Approx. 3 by 5 inches tall. Quite darling with pastel colorations of winged cherubs and figures in 18th C dress. Ormolu strings and mounts. Marked Austria on the bottom Very good condition
   
 
H O M E          P R O D U C T S          A B O U T          V I R T U   B L O G          C O N T A C T          P R I V A C Y          S I T E M A P