Pair of earrings

about 1996
Susan Wise (American)


Object Place: Durango, Colorado, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm (2 3/4 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in.) Overall: 7 x 3.8 x 1.3 cm (2 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.612.1-2

Medium or Technique

18 kt gold, opals, black onyx and blue-green stones

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Pair is not identical. One earring is topped by crescent set with alternating opals and black onyx. In open center is bezel set blue green faceted stone. Suspended below is textured curved gold element.
The other earring is topped by stylized gold wire flower with center bezel-set blue green stone. Suspended below is wavey element set with alternating opals and black onyx

Signed

Earring with crescent is engraved" AG36/18K/Wise" Earring with wire flower is engraved "AG36/18k/S&J Wise"

Provenance

Aaron Faber Jewelry; Daphne Farago, March 14, 1996 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.