This glorious French poissarde earrings date to the late 18th Century, c.1780. They are set with old cut citrine stones, and feature beautifully fine goldwork – with coiled rope and sun motifs. The little hoops on the tops were designed to clip on to your wig (!), holding it firmly in place, and have the added benefit of keeping the earrings the right way up when worn. This pair is modelled in 18k gold, and remain in remarkably good condition for such delicate and rare beauties.
STONES Natural Cirtine
MEASUREMENTS Drop: 3.4cm – Width: 1.2cm – Citrine: 5.8mm
MARKS No marks present, tests as 18k gold
25 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Fine English Antique and Vintage Jewellery
Welcome to Butter Lane Antiques. We're based in England and travel the country to source rare and beautiful Antique Jewellery