French Late 18th Century Paste Gold Poissarde Earrings

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"Diamond", "emerald" and "ruby" paste stones, set in 18K gold, decorate these ornate, antique earrings. Described as poissarde, french for fishwife, the hoop earrings are light and comfortable to wear and the bright colors sparkle.

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1790
  • Period
    1790-1799
  • Metal
    18k Gold
  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent.
    Dimensions
    1.5 in. H x 0.5 in. W
    4 cm H x 1 cm W
  • Seller Location
    Baltimore, MD
  • Reference Number
    JU12052925144
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Located in Baltimore, MD

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