A FABERGÉ GOLD IMPERIAL PRESENTATION PIN, AUGUST HOLMSTROM, ST. PETERSBURG, 1908-1917. The square pendant with oval cabochon ruby corners and mounted with a polished gold medallion with deeply carved bust portraits of Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, covered with amber colored translucent enamel. Hallmarked St. Petersburg 1908-1917, workmaster initials for AH for August Holmstrom and 56 gold standard (14K). Height 3.25 inches (8.5 cm). Total weight 7 grams.
ROMAN BRONZE STEELYARD WEIGHT: PROBABLY A PORTRAIT OF ANTONIA MINOR. Daughter of Mark Anthony, a veil on the back of her head. Her right shoulder is bare and the bust is covered by a sensuously draped chiton. Ca. AD 30-50
Weight in the Shape of a Byzantine Empress. 5th century, Byzantine, Copper alloy. Portraits busts of Byzantine empresses were used for weights, thereby encouraging the public's belief in the state's ability to ensure fair and prosperous trade.
Dressed in red so bold and bright, this lovely lady looks just right! Created by famed designer Harriet Rosebud, this portrait bust brightens your home with a little sultry Southern charm. Custom hat box and storyline booklet included. Weight 0.6 lb. Sinamay cloth and vinyl mannequin. 5" x 5 1/4" x 4 3/4" high. Item: 13134 Price: $19.95 Grand-Opening Price: $11.97 (40% Off)
CDV-WOMAN-w-LACE-CAP-BROOCH-Vienna-c1875-J-Lowy, "Grandmother Pfeffer" ~~ Austrian Carte-de-Visite. WOMAN WITH LACE CAP AND BEADED BROOCH - Vienna, Austria, - c.1875. The card is medium-weight stock with square corners, cream-colored on goth sides with brown rules on the front - measures 2.5 x 4". The bottom front and the back have the photographer's credits in brown: J[osef] Lowy Photographisch Artistiches Atelier - Wien...Baden. The back also has an old penciled inscription identifying…
Benjamin Franklin - Houdon Bust This portrait sculpture showing the head and shoulders of Benjamin Franklin. The heavily weighted black base measures 5 x 6 1/2. The overall height of the bust is 12 x 6.75 wide x 5.25 deep. Also available in a 9 high size (9 W x 5 H x 4 D) in bronze finish over polyresin. This portrait sculpture of Benjamin Franklin is a reprodution of the original marble bust which was crafted by the great French neoclassical sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon.
Oval, bust-length, profile portrait of George Washington, facing the viewer's right with his hair tied in ‘en queue,’ and wearing a crown of laurel leaves. The portrait is executed in watercolor and ink on heavy paper resembling vellum. The bust itself is in grisaille, with tonalities suggestive of plaster; the ground is of deep midnight blue watercolor. The inner bust image is mounted within a lighter-weight paper ‘frame’ decorated with an outer border of ribbon and garlands.
Weight(?), lead, cast and impressed; circular and flat; on the face, impression of a coin with bust-length portraits of emperor Constantine VII and his mother Zoe, holding a cross; on the back, roughly perpendicular incised lines. Culture/periodMiddle Byzantine term details Date914-919 Production placeMade in: Constantinople (?)(Asia,Turkey,Marmara Region,Istanbul (province),Istanbul (city),Constantinople)