A pair of Victorian silver gilt earrings. Made of gilded sterling silver composed of large and small hollow half spheres with wire twist design edges and hooks. Circa 1865. Measurements, length including tops of hooks 1 1/2" ( 3.8 cm ), width ( of larger half sphere ) just under 5/8" ( 1.5 cm ), depth ( of larger half sphere ) 5/16" ( 8 mm ). Condition, Very Good. Some wear to the gilding ( which has now been lacquered to preserve it ). The silver has been acid tested as sterling silver.
Item ID: 1219