Earrings Girandole


Type:    Earrings
Country:  Portugal
Period:    1750 - 1900

Emerald and gold girandole earrings, Portugal, 18th century. 

L. 4cm

A Girandole (French, from the Italian girandola) is an ornamental branched candlestick composed of several lights. Girandoles came into use about the second half of the 17th century, and were made and used in pairs. A girandole has always been a luxurious lighting device, and in the 18th century, the period of great French decoration, the famous carvers designed some beautiful examples from gold, gilded silver or bronze or wood.

Price:      €2.750,-
Ref number:  4746
Status:  For sale


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