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A Pair of Gold and Enamel Earrings,Qajar Period  19th Century

A Pair of Gold and Enamel Earrings

Qajar Period

19th Century

Length: 7.5cm
Weight: 23.1 grams

 

A pair of gold earrings of domed form decorated with pink, green, blue and white enamel of floral designs. Blue and red flowers alternate within a border of dark green and on a white background enhancing the molded gold and scored gold ground. A large hemisphere is surmounted by a smaller one, each mounted with a row of gold fringe decoration in the form of loose leaves and small seed pears

The interior is enameled in turquoise blue.

 

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