Detail of Robe à l'Anglaise (back), 1770–75, British, silk, metal (c) Metropolitan Museum of Art

Detail of Robe à l'Anglaise (back), 1770–75, British, silk, metal (c) Metropolitan Museum of Art

Rare Georgian Era Earrings  circa 1780  A pair of Russian gilded silver, faceted amber, paste and fresh water pearl pendant earrings made in the last quarter of the 18th century.  Length 38 mm (1 1/2 in.)  18th century earrings of similar design from the collection of The State Historical museum   are illustrated in RUSSIAN JEWELRY OF THE  XVI-XX CENTURIES (Moscow, 2002).

Rare Georgian Era Earrings circa 1780 A pair of Russian gilded silver, faceted amber, paste and fresh water pearl pendant earrings made in the last quarter of the 18th century. Length 38 mm (1 1/2 in.) 18th century earrings of similar design from the collection of The State Historical museum are illustrated in RUSSIAN JEWELRY OF THE XVI-XX CENTURIES (Moscow, 2002).

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