• French Empire diadem (3)
  • Europe
  • France
  • Width : 6 1/2 inch
  • Height : 1 inch
  • Depth : 2 7/8 inch
  • Superb and rare diadem richly decorated with 4 galeries. The third one has three tones of gold. Small "rosettes" are separated with tiny glass beads imitating pearls, the same that surround the twisted edge. A horse head is stamped on the teeth, it was a Revolutionary hallmark. Some teeth on each side have been cut to fit better in the hair.