Antique Art Deco Earrings Pearls Ruby Paste Ear Pendants Pearl Tassles (5739) Antique Art Deco earrings / ear pendants. Real pearls, paste and gold (possibly low carat).Made early 1900's, possibly in India or in Europe for a wealthy Indian woman. Measurements: approximately 1 3/4 inches (4.5cm) long. Combined weight 10.0 grams. Parallel horizontal bands arch in semicircles of bright pink - ruby colored paste, invisibly set are seperated by pearls. Pearls in a row between the arching pink Antique Art Deco earrings / ear pendants.
Made early 1920's during the flapper Art Deco era, possibly in India or in Europe for a wealthy Indian woman. Parallel horizontal bands arch in semicircles of bright pink-red rubies, invisibly set, separated by pearls. Pearls in a row between the arching pink bands. The top of each earring is a pair of pearls with protruding gold globes holding them in place above, reminiscent of a spire atop a building.
Below the bottom arching row of rubies is a fringe of pearls, each ending in bright red beads. The backs are gold as are the posts. Posts are relatively thick and would accommodate the large holes in the lobes of women early in the 20th century.The Art Deco era was also well-known for converting fabulous Indian jewels to more European taste and making fabulous European style jewels for wealthy Indian women. Sensational appearance, very well made earrings.
Marks and materials: no marks were found. Gold is either low carat or vermeil. Pearls are believed to be natural pearls, but are untested. Rubies tested on Presidium and by gemological appraiser, may be natural or synthetic, but definately test as rubies. Condition: Good with minor wear commensurate with age.
Please see'photos and feel free to ask questions which we will do our best to answer. Please see the catalogue for Christies sale of 19th June 2019 entitled Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence. There are many items done in the same Art Deco style as these wonderful earrings (and mostly priced in the hundreds of thousands of dollars).Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers. Feel free to ask question. 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. These charges are the buyers responsibility. The item "Antique Art Deco Earrings Pearls Rubies Ear Pendants 1920's Indian Mughal #5739" is in sale since Friday, June 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Earrings".The seller is "brendaginsberg" and is located in Boca Raton, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.