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Antique Flower Pendant Made of Ruby, Pearls, Enamel & Gold, ca. 1870


€ 1,490.00 *
Content 1 piece
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Antique Flower Pendant Made of Ruby, Pearls, Enamel & Gold, ca. 1870
Antique Flower Pendant Made of Ruby, Pearls, Enamel & Gold, ca. 1870
Description
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There is hardly an epoch in the history of jewellery that did not reflect on the forms of the plant world. But how exactly the motifs for flowers and leaves were interpreted is peculiar to each era, and sometimes even to each decade. In the 19th century, the styles changed faster than ever before, because the growing prosperity of the middle class as well as technical innovations ensured that a lot of jewellery was produced. The present blossom, for example, was created in the years around 1870. The characteristic knob settings, for example, speak for this, which were not used much earlier. These are settings that are called "buttercup" in English. Their flower-like shape is indeed reminiscent of buttercups. The black enamel accents on the richly detailed textured gold also refer to this period. In the center of the flower, as a pistil, is a cushion-cut ruby. All around, white pearls stud the petals. The piece of jewellery was once a brooch. Probably in the 20th century it was then reworked into a pendant and some of the beads were renewed. We were able to acquire the flower as it is from a large collection in East Westphalia.
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Antique Flower Pendant Made of Ruby, Pearls, Enamel & Gold, ca. 1870
Floralia
€ 1,490.00 *
Content 1 piece
Incl. VAT, Shipping
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