Gem-set earrings with pendant fringe

Italian
1960s


Dimensions

Length: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.418.1-2

Medium or Technique

Gold (18 kt), ruby, and sapphire

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Each earring has a rectangular pendant with kinetic parts. These are made of sheet metal and decorated with bezel-set white sapphire and ruby highlights. The findings are screw-backs. Weight: 3.5 dwt

Markings

AF within an oval/750

Provenance

Purchased by Michael and Karen Rotenberg from the artist's shop in Meran; Gift to MFA (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen Sethur Rotenberg in honor of the jeweler, Anton Fruhauf

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.