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French Late 18th Century Paste Gold Poissarde Earrings


"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.


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  • Date of manufacture
    Circa 1790
  • Period
  • Metal
  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent.
  • Dimensions

    H 1.5 in. x W .5 in.

    H 3.81 cm x W 1.27 cm

  • Seller location
    Baltimore, MD
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