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Pair of earring pendants

Pair of earring pendants

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1750-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold filigree with mother-of-pearl

  • Museum number:

    1172B&C-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

These earring pendants were acquired by the Museum with a matching necklace in 1901. Although they were described as 17th century French at the time, it is more likely that they are 19th century in date.

Physical description

Pair of earring pendants each made from gold filigree decorated with flower-shaped appliqués of stamped sheet gold surrounding a bow of mother-of-pearl. There are three flat mother-of-pearl drops hanging from its lower edge.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, made)

Date

1750-1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold filigree with mother-of-pearl

Descriptive line

Pair of gold filigree girandole pendants for earrings with mother-of-pearl drops, possibly Italy, 1750-1850.

Materials

Gold; Mother

Techniques

Filigree

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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