Pair of earrings

about 1948
Designed by Peggy Ackerly (American, 1921–2011)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm (1 3/8 x 1 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.295.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silver, cowrie shell, garnet

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Abstract shape silver clip-on earring with applied cowrie shell, silver looped wire and garnet . Clip fittings are engraved with floral designs

Markings

Each impressed on reverse device of a mushroom within a circle surmounted by two semi-circles with "sterling." Inside each clip fitting is "PAT/1967965"

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, June 14, 1997 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Estate of Sam Kramer