1870s Tortoiseshell Pique Drop Earrings, Gold Silver
Materials: Tortoiseshell Inliad with Gold and Silver
Date: 1870s
Size: 1 7/8 inch total drop
Condition: Very Good. A few tiny bits of loss to the inlay.
Description: A very fine pair of Victorian tortoiseshell pique drop earrings dating to the 1870s. Pique is the extremely labor intensive art of inlaying tiny bits of gold in silver in tortoiseshell. These have a particularly nice geometric form and excellent translucency in the tortoiseshell.
Price: $750.00

click to view

388 Van Brunt Street Brooklyn New York 11231 phone 718-554-6147 email

Copyright © Erie Basin 2006 - 2010 All Rights Reserved.