Trilobed top and bottoms with a shield-shaped plaque forming the center. The surface adorned with enamelled flower and foliage in white and gold on a black ground. Oval backs with typical S-shaped wire support.This is the defining feature of poissarde earrings, named for the fish-wives of Paris, who supposedly wore them. They are extremely rare and sought after today. This is a particularly pretty pair with the enamel in unusually good condition. Wires are inserted from the back to the front of the ear, typical of earrings from this period. Marks and Metal: Horse head facing right is French mark for 18k gold - items not made in Paris. Both marks found on the flat surface of the findings. Condition: Good with negligible wear commensurate with age. Please see enlarged pictures and don't hesitate to ask questions which we will do our best to answer. We are reliable as our record shows, and we guarrantee everything we sell. Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers. We would appreciate it if you notify us in advance, and explain the reason for the return. Please pack carefully to ensure the item reaches us in the same condition it left here and don't forget to insure and track properly. Since we are obliged to use? Please check with your country?
The item "Antique Victorian French Poissarde Earrings 18k Gold Enamel Flowers (7039)" is in sale since Monday, August 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Earrings". The seller is "brendaginsberg" and is located in Boca Raton, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.