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English Antique Gold and Enamel Fringed Earrings

Origin England
Period 19th Century
Materials 18k Gold, Enamel.
Creation Date 1870's
Description A pair of English Antique 18 karat gold and enamel earrings. The earrings are composed of 2 hanging spheres decorated with neoclassical black enamel motifs, chain and gold fringe. French wires later. "One of the most distinctive forms of earring in the 1870's consisted of a circular, oval or otherwise shaped panel variously decorated with enamel" with fringe or tassels. From Earrings. Similar earrings discussed in Earrings From Antiquity to the Present, by Daniela Mascetti, Thames & Hudson, 1990, page 122.

Dimensions: 2'' length x 3/4'' width
Styles / Movements Art Nouveau, Fine Jewelry
Dealer Reference Number ER-18603
Incollect Reference Number 260503
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