Elegant pair of yellow gold earrings each designed as an amphorae with wire-work decoration suspended within an openwork surround beneath architectural detailing from a circular surmount European circa 1880
Etruscan Revival c1880
4.40cm / 1.70'
An amphora is an ancient Mediterranean ceramic vessel used for holding and transporting a vast number of products. They can be various sizes but have a distinctive shape and handles either side.