Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist
Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist
Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist
Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist
Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist
Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist
Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist
Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist
Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist
Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist
Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist
Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist
Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist
Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant by Unknown Artist

Antique mid-Victorian gold earrings long pendant 1840

Unknown Artist

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€ 1.950

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About the artwork

Antique jewelry object group: earrings long hanging

Condition: very good condition
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Country of origin: This can be of French of Belgian origin because the hallmark used, a horse head, was used in both countries.

Style: Victorian - Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from themiddle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament. The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveaustyle have their beginnings in the late Victorian era.
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Style specifics: The Romantic Victorian Period - Experts divide the reign of Queen Victoria, also called The Victorian era (1837 - 1901) in to three periods of about twenty years each; The Romantic Victorian Period (1837 - 1860), The Grand Victorian Period (1860 -1880), and the Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period (1880 - 1901).

We consider this to be of the Romantic Victorian Period. This period covers the coronation of Victoria as Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, and her marriage to King Albert and their love, their devotion to their marriage and to their country are thesources of inspiration for this period. The jewels of this period are made of intricate carvings, special techniques where the enamel is subtly worked. These techniques allowed to give the jewel a certain opulence with less precious metal needed. Asprecious metals were really rare at that time. Highly favored (semi-) precious stones in this period are amethyst, coral, garnets, seed pearls and turquoises. The connotation is obviously sentimental, symbolic and romantic with reminiscent Gotic and/orRenaissance patterns and an abundant use of motifs like anchors, birds, branches, crosses, hearts and snakes.

Period: ca. 1840
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Material: 18K yellow gold (touchstone tested)
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Hallmarks: The control mark here represents a horse’s head and was in use in Belgium from 1831 and in France from about 1838.
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Dimensions: height 7,50 cm (2,95 inch) - See picture with a ruler in cm and inches

Weight: 4,10 gram (2,64 dwt)

Adin Reference Nº: 20294-0346

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