Articulated Victorian Gold Wheat Earrings

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Victorian Earrings with articulated center motif which has an applied wheat motif in a shield shaped surround bordered in finely twisted wire. The earring has a pinkish gold cast on the interior dangle and a richer gold tone on the body.
3 small gold balls dangle from each earring. Circular motif at ear with Aesthetic design. 2" x .5". Original ear wires. 1880's USA.

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Of the Period
    Victorian
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Condition
    Excellent. Fine twisted wire border missing on bottom corner of one of the earrings. Earring retain original patina, not over cleaned. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    0.5 in. W x 2 in. L
    1 cm W x 5 cm L
  • Length
    2 in. (5 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Riverdale, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU401013592
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

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Located in Riverdale, NY

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