2023 Tennessee Williams Annual review available now! Click to order

David Howell and Company - Guillotine Earrings, Gold

Regular price $40.00

Shipping calculated at checkout.
The guillotine is best known for its use during the French Revolution, where the revolution's supporters celebrated it as the people's avenger. These earrings are inspired by a 19th-century pair of earrings based on caricatures from that time. It shows on the head of Louis 16th and Marie Antoinette suspended under the blade of a guillotine, itself attached to a Phrygian cap. Solid brass, electro-plated with gold finish, ear wires are gold plated Gift Boxed with Provenance Card