The cupids painted here are an expressive symbol of love although there were many other symbols in the 19th century such as flowers, hands, anchors, knots, musical instruments and nesting birds.


  • Title: Earrings
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1875/1884
  • Location: Europe
  • Provenance: Given by Dr W. L. Hildburgh FSA
  • Medium: Gold with enamelled plaques and pearls

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