ANTIQUE FRENCH 18K GOLD PINK FOILED CRYSTAL & PASTE POISSARDE EARRINGS c1820
A pair of antique French, solid 18 carat gold poissarde earrings; finely made, with repoussé decoration and set with emerald & ruby pastes around pink foiled crystals.
So pretty & immensely collectible!
CONDITION: Generally very good. Signs of wear, tarnish & shallow denting commensurate with age and use. Old repairs visible to backs. Some foil deterioration - see pictures.
DATE/MARKS: Early 19th Century. French gold control marks.
DIMENSIONS: 34 x 14 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. grams together.