A pair of important gold and pearls pendeloque earrings. South of Italy, late 18th century.

A pair of important gold and pearls pendeloque earrings. South of Italy, late 18th century.

  • €7.000,00
    Unit price per 
Tax included.


A pair of important gold and pearls pendeloque earrings. South of Italy, late 18th century. 10 cm c.a. The use of seed pearls had been a typical feature of jewels of the Italian and spanish area since the 17th century. a similar pair is published on "Earrings, from Antiquity to Present" D. Mascetti, A Triossi, Longanesi, 1991, pp 64.

Paio di importanti orecchini in oro giallo e perline naturali. Modello en Pendeloque. Italia, fine del Settecento. 10 cm circa. a similar pair is published on "Gli Orecchini, dall'Antichità ad oggi" D. Mascetti, A Triossi, Longanesi, 1991, pp 64.

The Pendeloque and the Girandole were the two types of earring dominating the 18th century: Pendeloque earrings had been in favour since the early part of the century, but their gratest popularity came in 1770's. Their basic design consisted of a circular or an oval surmount supporting an elongated drop wich counterbalanced the excessively high hairstyles of the decades.

Due modelli di orecchini dominarono il Settecento: Pendeloques e Girandoles. I primi si diffusero soprattutto a partire dalla seconda metà del Secolo. Il loro disegno consisteva in un sormonto circolare o ovale con sospesa una goccia allungata che bilanciava la verticalità delle acconciature. 

We Also Recommend

Net Orders Checkout

Item Price Qty Total
Subtotal €0,00
Shipping
Total

Shipping Address

Shipping Methods