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Pair of earrings

about 1820


Object Place: United States or England

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.65.34a-b

Medium or Technique

Gold cannetille

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Each earring designed as a gold hoop angled slightly so that the interior would not be visible when worn. A wirework design of flowers and vines runs along the exterior. Inside each hoop is a single branch in gold wirework. Original findings.

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik