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Egyptian Revival Pharaoh Earrings

$245

After the discovery in 1922 of King Tut's tomb, Egyptomania swept Britain. From this pseudo-historic fashion craze we got these pharaoh earrings. The painted pharaohs are set under glass and mounted in granulated brass frames.

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  • Materials

    brass, glass

  • Age

    c. 1920

  • Condition

    Good - edges of the paint arround the pharaohs has degraded a bit

  • Size

    1 1/2" length measured from the top of the ear wire, 7/8" at the widest point

Art Deco

Aboutthe

Art DecoEra

19151940

please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.

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Egyptian Revival:An Obsession with the Ancient World

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