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About Peter Szuhay

Peter Szuhay

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Peter Szuhay LAPADA member, vetter at the LAPADA Fair, BADA Fair, OLympia Fair, The Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris, and Brafa in Brussels and The Paris Fair of Le Salon du Collectionneur.
Dealing mainly in antique silver, intaglios, cameos, ancient carved gems, European works of art, carved ivories, snuffboxes, pomanders, kunstkammer objects, early jewellery, carved coral, Russian silver, Faberge, Russian jewellery.

Peter Szuhay is renowned for having one of the largest collections of antique silver, European works of art, intaglios and cameos in central London. You can visit him at Grays Antiques Market in Mayfair, London.

Latest items
Medieval agate amulet
 

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Medieval agate amulet

Medieval amulet in agate, of a carved bearded male head. The top of the head dress forms part of a loop to facilitate wearing the amulet on a chain or, silk co...

Large Russian silver and niello snuffbox
 

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Large Russian silver and niello snuffbox

Russian silver snuff box with niello decoration. Pull off lid, partly gilt. Ca 1790-1800 marks are rubbed. Later presentation engraving inside from 1910. 8.5...

Russian silver basket
 

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Russian silver basket

Antique Russian trompe l'oeil silver basket / the word means " to deceive the eye"/. Measurements : 12.5 cm in diameter of the top of the basket. weight 253...

Russian silver gilt beaker with niello decoration
 

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Russian silver gilt beaker with niello decoration

Silver gilt beaker with niello decoration, Moscow 1840. The niello decoration is in very good condition. The original fire gilding is intact. Height of the beak...

Antique Partially Gilt Engraved Silver Beaker
 

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Antique Partially Gilt Engraved Silver Beaker

Partially gilt silver beaker with engraved scenes of a hunt , marked with makers mark only "EW" conjoined. Ca 1600 probably German.The rim of the beaker is engr...

Maltese silver coffee pot
 

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Maltese silver coffee pot

Maltese silver coffee pot with chased scenes . Original black lacquered handle. 1801-1809 maker : VS in rectangle Vincenzo Sammut Height : 28 cm weight :...

Seventeeth Century Guatemala Silver Chalice
 

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Seventeeth Century Guatemala Silver Chalice

Ca 1690-1700 silver gilt chalice from Guatemala. The Mexican province of Chiapas was an independent self governing state in the Spanish colonies of the Americas...

Mexico City silver incense boat ca 1600
 

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Mexico City silver incense boat ca 1600

Antique Spanish colonial silver incense boat. Ca 1600 Mexico City. Marked on body, lid and foot. After the colonisation of the Americas one of the first admini...

Russian silver Trompe l’oeil   honey jar
 

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Russian silver Trompe l’oeil honey jar

Large antique Russian silver "honey" jar. Hallmarked Moscow 1886 marked under and on pull off lid. Trompe l'oeil silver to imitate the bark of birch tree jars ...

1500 gold ring with garnet
 

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1500 gold ring with garnet

Early ca 1500 European gold ring with cabochon garnet.The underside of the ring is engraved. The hoop or ring is circular in diameter. measurement of bezel 12 ...

Visigothic cloak pin
 

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Visigothic cloak pin

Seventh century Visigothic cloak pin. Gilt bronze, the pin is mainly missing. The Visigoths were a nomadic people who having sacked Rome settled in today's Spai...

Eighteenth century intaglio ring
 

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Eighteenth century intaglio ring

A very finely carved carnelian intaglio of Emperor Galba, in a high carat gold "swivel" ring. These rings were popular in Rome and generally in Italy, during th...

Enameled portrait and gold slide
 

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Enameled portrait and gold slide

Ca 1680 enameled portrait set into a high carat gold slide. Slides were used with a silk ribbon and were worn on the wrist or as a necklace.Probably English. M...

Silver pomander
 

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Silver pomander

"Large"circular, pierced and engraved table pomander on three "bun" feet.Probably German ca 1700. Pomanders were in use from the middle ages , and either carrie...

1600 rock crystal and silver box
 

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1600 rock crystal and silver box

Rock crystal box, ca 1600. Probably German or Prague.The mounts are gilt silver. Measurements:43 x 38 mm height:30 mm

Roman intaglio of Chiron
 

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Roman intaglio of Chiron

Ancient green jasper intaglio ring, depicting a centaur with bow and arrow. Centaurs were notorious for being wild and lusty, indulgent drinkers, given to viole...

Silver pomander
 

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Silver pomander

"Turned " decoration silver pomander, ca 1700. Probably German.This particular example was to be worn around the neck, probably on a chain. Measurements: 50 mm

Seventeenth century gold ring
 

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Seventeenth century gold ring

Ca 1630-40 gold ring with the initials of IHS/ "IHS" is sometimes interpreted as meaning Iesus Hominum Salvator ("Jesus, Savior of men" in Latin) Early sevente...

Indian mutiny gold ring
 

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Indian mutiny gold ring

22 carat gold ring, inscribed with the name of Color Sergeant Daniel Beare who fought in the British army during the Indian Mutiny in 1857 and was awarded the I...

Maltese silver vegetable tureen
 

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Maltese silver vegetable tureen

Maltese silver vegetable tureen, ca 1810-15. Marked on body and lid. Makers mark is not legible. Diameter from edge of handle to edge of handle:24 cm Height:...

Ancient intaglio ring
 

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Ancient intaglio ring

Carnelian intaglio ca first century A.D. in later mount. The mildly domed intaglio is depicting three mounted riders. Interestingly the riders are not armed. C...

Greek gold ring
 

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Greek gold ring

Small gold ring with a chased female portrait. Western Greece ca 450 B.C. Such rings can be found in all major Museums.The portrait can be an actual portrait, o...

Engraved silver perfume bottle
 

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Engraved silver perfume bottle

Ca 1700 engraved perfume bottle, probably German. Around the end of the seventeenth century small silver articles like perfume bottles , tumbler cups, small bea...

Hellenistic intaglio ring
 

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Hellenistic intaglio ring

Hellenistic banded agate intaglio of ca 200 B.C. in Victorian gold setting.The intaglio depicts a warrior with a helmet. Ring ca 1880 Ring size:"M" + 1/2 ...

Fourteenth century silver gilt iconographic ring
 

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Fourteenth century silver gilt iconographic ring

English ca 1380-1400 silver gilt iconographic ring. The "saddle" shaped bezel is divided by a "ridge". One side shows Joseph and the other shows Mary..The side ...

Seventeenth century Carmelite pendant.
 

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Seventeenth century Carmelite pendant.

Ca 1660 Spanish enamelled gold pendant set with garnets. measurements:40 mm x 22 mm / shield only/

Rare fourth century cameo
 

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Rare fourth century cameo

Very rare and important Roman cameo ca 400 A.D. depicting a wedding feast. Roman cameos are / specially "large" ones/ are very very rare. The ratio of cameo ver...

Caspar, Melchior, Balthazar,medieval ring
 

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Caspar, Melchior, Balthazar,medieval ring

Medieval silver ring with an inscription, of the names of the three wise man from the Bible...Caspar, Melchior, Balthazar. The actual spelling is " Iaspar, Bal...

Seventeenth century ivory box
 

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Seventeenth century ivory box

Circular ivory box with a carved lid. Probably Dutch ca 1690-1700.These carved boxes were very popular in the second half of the seventeenth century, and used f...

Enameled silver heart
 

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Enameled silver heart

Ca 1680 enameled heart with the image of Christ on one side and Mary on the other. Probably German .On one side one of the silver rosettes is missing. Inside wi...

Silver perpetual calendar
 

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Silver perpetual calendar

Silver perpetual calendar, German ca 1690. One side is with a rotating disc ,showing the date of one week, the other side is with a rotating disc, showing the f...

Enameled gold and intaglio brooch
 

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Enameled gold and intaglio brooch

Very finely carved eighteenth century "niccolo" intaglio in enameled gold frame. the gold work is ca 1810-2- an probably from Rome. Grand Tour . Measurements...

Faberge silver sugarbowl
 

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Faberge silver sugarbowl

Fairy plain silver sugar bowl with " Greek key" decorative edge and gilt inside. The swing handle is also decorated with Greek key decoration. Marked with the h...

Large coral cameo brooch
 

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Large coral cameo brooch

An unusually large coral cameo of Zeus in 15 ct antique gold frame. Ca 1840-50 Measurement of the cameo: 52 mm x 30 mm

Silver mounted ivory beaker
 

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Silver mounted ivory beaker

Silver mounted ivory beaker with the inside of the beaker lined with gilt old Sheffield plate. Marked on the silver rim with the Sheffield maker of Thomas Law ...

Diamonds and gold memorial ring
 

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Diamonds and gold memorial ring

Antique diamond and gold memorial ring with black and white enamel.very finely worked with an inscription in the back : "John Gardner 18 April 1804 Alt 73" Siz...

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