Samuel Drummond, The Battle of Trafalgar 1/7
The fierce spirit of battle is captured with extraordinary drama in this oil on canvas attributed to accomplished marine genre painter Samuel Drummond. Over two centuries ago, Admiral Lord Nelson defeated the combined French and Spanish fleets during the infamous Battle of Trafalgar aboard the HMS Victory.
Samuel Drummond, The Battle of Trafalgar
Viennese Rock Crystal and Enameled Silver Charger 2/7
Brilliant rock crystal, gilt silver and enamel combine in this monumental Viennese charger attributed to the Austrian master craftsman Hermann Ratzersdorfer. By far one of the largest and most elaborate rock crystal chargers ever made, it displays the remarkable artistry in each and every detail. The rock crystal plaques display all of the best qualities of this coveted mineral, and each has been engraved with an intricate Berainesque-style motif.
Viennese Rock Crystal and Enameled Silver Charger
Italian Baroque Double-Door Safe 3/7
This rare Italian Baroque double-door safe is crafted of reinforced wrought iron and is designed to be virtually indestructible. Intended to secure one's most precious valuables, the fascinating structure is enveloped in thick iron strapwork that surrounds its massive frame.
Italian Baroque Double-Door Safe
Orangy-Yellow Sapphire Ring 4/7
Sitting at the center of this ring is a breathtaking 15.83-carat orangy-yellow sapphire. With its stunning beauty and monumental size, this cushion-shaped gem displays amazing clarity and a highly saturated golden hue.
Orangy-Yellow Sapphire Ring
The Assumption of the Virgin by Balthasar Beschey 5/7
Flemish painter Balthasar Beschey composed this vibrantly hued oil on panel that glorifies the Assumption of Mary into heaven. It very closely resembles and is almost certainly based upon Peter Paul Rubens' The Assumption of the Virgin.
The Assumption of the Virgin by Balthasar Beschey
Louis XIV-Style Giltwood Trumeau Mirror 6/7
This Louis XIV-style French trumeau mirror features an intricately carved giltwood frame with an exceptional level of detail.
Louis XIV-Style Giltwood Trumeau Mirror
Fabergé Gold and Enamel Vanity Case 7/7
The jeweled guilloché enamel two-color gold vanity case by Fabergé is a perfect example of the workmanship of one of the firm's most important artisans, Henrik Wigström.