Ear Folly #10: Carapace

Pair of earrings

1995
William Harper (American, born in 1944)


Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 5.7 x 1.6 cm, 15.9 gm (2 3/8 x 2 1/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.234.1-2

Medium or Technique

14 kt, 18 kt, 22 kt, and 24 kt gold; pearls

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Irregular oval-shaped grren and rose gold disk with applied bits of gold, gold coiled wire, each highlighted by one pearl.

Signed

"WCH #10 " engraved on rear of each earring

Provenance

Peter Joseph Gallery; Daphne Farago, April 22, 1996 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© William Harper