Saturday, December 6, 2014

Lovely Colonial Peineta, Comb w/ Oriental Pearls 10K Gold

Title: Lovely Colonial Peineta, Comb w/ Oriental Pearls 10K Gold
Description: Colonial Philippines specifically in the eighteenth century became a center of cultural expression in the Far East. Jewels and hair adornments were made of gold and other precious metals which were all hand crafted and made to last. Peienetas were the combs that accented the locals as well as the mestizas hair. This particular piece is very lovely and embellished with oriental pearls with a floral motif. Believed to be from the late 18th century and made of 10 karat gold. It came from one of the provinces of Southern Luzon.
Measurement: It measures 3.5 inches across and 2 inches in height.
Condition: In good condition
Weight: -

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HAC Code: 3G001

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