Pair of antique 18 karat gold and enamel “night and day” earrings.
French Victorian long earrings starin yellow gold 18 karats. Pair of ear pendants “night and day” composed of two parts: a drop earring with a circular pattern in gold, centered on a cabochon of blue enamel ceramic. It holds a pendant decorated in several sections: the central circular motif is stamped with flowers and foliage, adorned with a blue ceramic cabochon decorated with gold stars; the central element is topped by a crescent moon supporting a half-spherical element stamped with the same decoration. The pendant is also decorated with a fine chain and holds a tassel decorated with a blue ceramic cabochon. Pair of earrings called “day and night”, Napoleon III period, France.
Marked with a horse’s head (1838-1919)
Dimensions : 60 mm x 18 mm
Condition : one cabochon is black, scratches from use, slight dent
Weight : 3.74 gr