Pair of earrings

금제세환이식, 金製細環耳飾

Korean
Three Kingdoms period, Silla
6th century


Object Place: Korea

Dimensions

L. 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.700

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Arts of Korea Gallery (Gallery 179)

Collections

Asia, Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Provenance

By 1918, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel