Jean Bourdichon - detail from Coronation of the Virgin
Detail of a decorative flourish from the Coronation of the Virgin, from the Katherine Hours, by Jean Bourdichon, made between 1480 and 1485. Tempera colors, gold, and ink on parchment. Getty Museum.
Jean Bourdichon (1457 or 1459 – 1521) was a French miniature painter and manuscript illuminator who worked for 40 years at the French court, and is presumed to have trained under his predecessor, Jean Fouquet. He is particularly famous for The Grandes Heures of Anne of Brittany with its exceptional series of flowers and insects.
The earring pendant trays measure 12mm diameter and 3.5mm deep, and are made from silver-plated brass. The glass cabochons are 10mm across and 6mm in depth, deeper than standard cabochons, creating an interesting and lively magnifying effect.
All earrings have sterling silver hooks and come in a sturdy black card gift box.