Lot 1005. A PAIR OF EARRINGS IN THE SHAPE OF TWO CARROTS

Starting price:€ 600
Auction date:20.03.2018   16:00
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Lot 1005A PAIR OF EARRINGS IN THE SHAPE OF TWO CARROTS
Germany or Austria, around 1850 yellow gold 750/-, tested. 12 small rubies. Black and white enamel en ronde bosse, and green translucent mail. 2 seed beads. The state of preservation is very good overall. Email min. best. 1 earring rest. Approximately 2.9 x 0.7 cm. Approx. 5,08 g.: a case. In the case of representations of the "moor's heads" in the goldsmith's art, one first thinks of the famous, 1595/1600 created Cup by Christoph Jamnitzer (1563-1618). First, since colonial times, Moors came from Africa and the Americas as slaves to the European courts. At princely courts, but also in the case of rich citizens, it was not until the 18th century. Century guards have a prestige thing, "Hofmohren", usually as a Valet ("chamber Moors"), or of a soldier-dressed, rather to the ornamental serving. Known Mohren Anton Wilhelm Amo, the "princely moor" Angelo Soliman and Ignatius Fortuna. In the 18th century. Century was the representation of the moor of great popularity and is also included in the jewelry design. These earrings make a re-recording of the subject at the time of the 2. Rococo is. SvP

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