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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
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...

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...

Topaz and diamonds necklace
 

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Topaz and diamonds necklace

Mid eighteenth century probably Portuguese topaz, and diamonds necklace in silver. Portugal was in Europe the main supplier of topaz jewellery , since the disco...

Parcel gilt Baltic vodka cup
 

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Parcel gilt Baltic vodka cup

Partially gilt Baltic vodka cup, Town mark of Dorpat ca 1750. Good condition Diameter of cup:56 mm Height : 39 mm

Ancient intaglio ring
 

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Ancient intaglio ring

Banded agate intaglio of Apollo, first century B.C. in Victorian high carat gold ring. Measurement of bezel: 15 x 12 mm Ring size: "P" = US 8

Cameo ring
 

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Cameo ring

Early eighteenth century cameo of Emperor Claudius in a modern high carat gold mount. Measurement of bezel:25 x 19 mm Ring size : "P" + 1/2 = US 8

Russian enamelled dish
 

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Russian enamelled dish

Enamelled Russian silver bowl. Moscow ca 1900 , maker probably Akimov. Measurements : 7 cm x 6.4 cm Height :4.8 cm

Roman Gold Ring
 

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Roman Gold Ring

Ancient Roman gold ring with garnet.Ca 400 A.D. Measurements of bezel:14 x 11 mm Ring size : "Q" = US 8 + 1/4

French silver covered sugar bowl
 

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French silver covered sugar bowl

Small covered silver bowl. Paris 1787. Marked on body and inside lid. Height : 10 cm Very good condition. No repairs and no repair needed.

Amulet
 

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Amulet

Nineteenth century amulet, of a ferret / probably/ jaws in silver setting. The silver setting is with hinges , as to facilitate the jaws to open....Probably a h...

Sixteenth century gold ring
 

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Sixteenth century gold ring

Cast gold ring with enamel, and a garnet. Probably Spanish ca 1600. Measurement of bezel: 11.5 mm Ring size : "O" = US 7+ 1/4

“Large” silver salt
 

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“Large” silver salt

Late eighteenth century silver salt , as a hippo campus. Original but faded fire gilding on the inside. Cast in one and beautifully chased. Unmarked, probably E...

Memento Mori Ring
 

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Memento Mori Ring

Black enamelled gold , Memento Mori ring with the inside engraving of : " Gone before* Not forgotten" with two intertwining hearts following this massage. The r...

Roman gold “fede” ring
 

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Roman gold “fede” ring

Ancient gold ring with chased bezel of clasping hands, as a "Fede" ring. These rings were made to celebrate betrothal, or a love token, or indeed just a symbol ...

Eighteenth century garnet and diamonds ring
 

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Eighteenth century garnet and diamonds ring

English ca 1780 gold and diamonds and garnet ring, with "rope" decoration hoop. The tiny rose cut diamonds are arranged above the " heart" shaped garnet as a cr...

Augsburg table tobacco box
 

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Augsburg table tobacco box

"Large" Augsburg silver table tobacco box. Augsburg town mark for 1700-105 and with the makers mark of Melchior Hirtz. Maker became a master in 1689 died in 171...

Rare Roman cameo fragment
 

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Rare Roman cameo fragment

Very rare ancient Roman cameo fragment in later gold mount. Roman cameos are extremely rare.

Devotional silver pendant
 

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Devotional silver pendant

Fire gilt devotional silver pendant. Probably pert of a rosary. Dated 1665. German.

Augsburg silver samovar
 

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Augsburg silver samovar

"Large" silver samovar on it's original carved wooden foot. Augsburg 1753 -1755 makers mark of Johann Philipp Heckenauer .Maker born 1705 and becomes Master in ...

Gnostic intaglio ring
 

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Gnostic intaglio ring

Rare Gnostic / magical / carved gem,intaglio of a "double Typhon" Ptolemaic era Alexandria ca 100 A.D. The ring is from a later date, high carat unmarked. Mea...

Micro mosaic plaque
 

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Micro mosaic plaque

Italian ca 1810 micromosaic plaque of a crane, in original gold surround. Mosaics were popular in ancient Rome and were revived in the eighteenth century Grand ...

Early Seventeenth Century Pendant
 

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Early Seventeenth Century Pendant

Early seventeenth century gold pendant, with rubies, and painted miniature of the adoration the Magi. The gold work is enameled with flowers and baroque motifs....

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1600 engraved rock crystal cross

Probably Italian ca 1600 cross, engraved with the tools of the crucifixion. Measurements: 105 mm x 65 mm

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Lapis and gold cufflink set

Antique boxed set of lapis lazuli and gold cuff links with six matching buttons. English ca 1890. Diameter of cuff link lapis bead; 16 mm

Partially gilt Herrendgrund tumbler cup
 

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Partially gilt Herrendgrund tumbler cup

Herrendgrund tumbler cup. Ca 1740 Herrendgrund is situated about one mile from Neushol, and is famous for a spring, which according to the common opinion is...

Fifteenth Century Partially Gilt Silver Chalice
 

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Fifteenth Century Partially Gilt Silver Chalice

Mid fifteenth century partially gilt silver chalice. Ca 1450. Probably Italian ,The cup is gilt on the inside and on the rim. The nodus is decorated with the sy...

Eighteenth century carved ivory figure
 

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Eighteenth century carved ivory figure

Carved ivory figure of a mendicant friar, probably German ca 1730. Mendicant orders are religious orders which depend directly on charity for their livelihood...

Spanish Colonial  Small Silver casket
 

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Spanish Colonial Small Silver casket

Small silver casket / probably used as a table snuff box/ in the shape of a late seventeenth century wooden coffer or travelling chest / hence the side handles....

Fifteenth century silver plaque
 

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Fifteenth century silver plaque

Partially gilt quattro-foil silver plaque probably part of book cover. Italian ca 1450 Diameter 52 mm x 51 mm Christian tradition has long connected t...

Chrysolite brooch
 

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Chrysolite brooch

Eighteenth century chrysolite and silver closed back brooch, pendant. All stones are foiled and foiling in good condition. Portuguese ca 1760 Measurements ...

Sixteenth Century Gilt Bronze Plaque
 

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Sixteenth Century Gilt Bronze Plaque

Gilt bronze plaque of a biblical scene of the Nativity, with classical inspired Renaissance buildings in the background. Italian ca 1500 Original mercury gil...

Augsburg partially gilt silver beaker
 

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Augsburg partially gilt silver beaker

Augsburg silver beaker with embossed wheat sheath decoration. Ca. 1680 Struck with the town mark for Augsburg on the underside. Makers mark is missing ,bu...

Sixth century Byzantine silver ring
 

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Sixth century Byzantine silver ring

Silver finger ring , Byzantine ca 500 A.D. Size of bezel 11 x 11 mm Ring size : "O" + 1/2 =US"7" +

Seventeenth century gold memorial ring
 

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Seventeenth century gold memorial ring

English seventeenth century memorial gold ring.The pierced and engraved gold ring would have encased hair, that is now missing. Ca 1680. Engraving in very good...

Large carved carnelian seal of  Central School of Arts and Crafts
 

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Large carved carnelian seal of Central School of Arts and Crafts

Large carved carnelian seal of Central School of Arts and Crafts. One of the Leading Art School of London Founded in the latter part of the nineteenth century....

Ancient Roman cameo of Medusa in gold ring
 

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Ancient Roman cameo of Medusa in gold ring

Ancient Roman cameo of Medusa set in modern gold ring.Medusa was a protective talisman/devise. Roman legions had Medusa on their shield, and Roman Emperors were...

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