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Deco Chinoiserie Drop Earrings

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Price: $50.00
Member Price: $45.00

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Description

Our splendid earrings are based on a necklace pictured in a rare catalogue in the Museums collection, which was issued about 1920 by Dreicer & Co. of New York (1868 1927). In its day, the firm rivaled Cartier, and was noted for its fine adornments in platinum, diamonds, and pearls. Dreicer & Co.s necklace illustrates the popularity of Chinese motifs in Art Deco jewelry designs of the 1920s.

Imitation rhodium overlay, with carved resin, czech crystals, and glass. 2 1/4''L. Pierced, with sterling silver wires.

  • Imitation rhodium overlay, with carved resin, czech crystals, and glass
  • 2 1/4''L
  • Pierced, with sterling silver wires

Art History

The Exposition Internationale des Arts Dcoratifs et Industriels Modernesthe state-sponsored fair held in Paris in 1925, from which the term Art Deco is derived marked the apogee of the Art Deco style. The appeal of its aesthetic derived from simplified forms, stylized decoration, elegant lines, and the use of bold color.

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Description

Our splendid earrings are based on a necklace pictured in a rare catalogue in the Museums collection, which was issued about 1920 by Dreicer & Co. of New York (1868 1927). In its day, the firm rivaled Cartier, and was noted for its fine adornments in platinum, diamonds, and pearls. Dreicer & Co.s necklace illustrates the popularity of Chinese motifs in Art Deco jewelry designs of the 1920s.

Imitation rhodium overlay, with carved resin, czech crystals, and glass. 2 1/4''L. Pierced, with sterling silver wires.





  • Imitation rhodium overlay, with carved resin, czech crystals, and glass
  • 2 1/4''L
  • Pierced, with sterling silver wires




Art History

The Exposition Internationale des Arts Dcoratifs et Industriels Modernesthe state-sponsored fair held in Paris in 1925, from which the term Art Deco is derived marked the apogee of the Art Deco style. The appeal of its aesthetic derived from simplified forms, stylized decoration, elegant lines, and the use of bold color.


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