SOLD: Mid-Victorian painted porcelain and cut steel earrings, circa 1870


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These Victorian cut steel and porcelain angel earrings tick so many boxes for me.

The panels have been well painted and remain unrubbed.

The cut steel surrounds are very fine.

The proportions are appealing, with a generously sized top section as well as the larger hanging drop.

And a thin slice of mother-of-pearl covers each back, so they look lovely from all angles.

I’m not entirely sure if the winged figures are cherubim or angels, but either way this is a highly collectable and hard-to-find pair of 19th century earrings.


• Handmade in painted porcelain in cut steel frames with mother-of-pearl backing
• Approximately 4.1cm (just over 1 1/2 inches) long, 17mm wide
• Weight is 7.1 grams
• In excellent antique condition
• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box (the antique box is not for sale)

Please examine the photographs carefully – they form part of the description.

I’d be very happy to send more information and images. Layaway available.

I accept returns if you’re not delighted with your purchase.

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