Monday, January 08, 2007

Country Charms in the City

From its enviable location in Manhattan's Sherry-Netherland Hotel, A La Vielle Russie offers an unparalleled selection of important Russian jewelry and works of art, most notably that of Fabergé, jewelers to the Russian royal court. But it isn't all eggs and tiaras, there's also an amazing selection of charming jewelry for gentlemen, such as the cufflinks below.


A pair of gold and reverse crystal double cufflinks, depicting a pheasant, partridge, grouse, and snipe, and backed by mother-of-pearl.
By Marcus and Co., New York, circa 1900.
$8,200.


A pair of gold and reverse crystal double cufflinks, depicting portraits of a dog, and backed by mother-of-pearl.
American, circa 1900.
Price: $7,500.