Pair of earrings

1940–45
Alexander Calder (American, 1898–1976)


Object Place: Probably New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall (each earring): 15.2 x 7 x 1 cm (6 x 2 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.88.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Five flattened, hammered, oval tipped bars of descending size are connected by interlocking wire construction, terminating in spiral design. Brass screw back fitting.

Signed

unsigned

Provenance

A/D Gallery, New York; Daphne Farago, 21 February 2004 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© 2011 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.