Pair of earrings

1973
Designed by George Rickey (American, 1907–2002), Made by GEM Montebello (active 1967–1978)


Object Place: Milan, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 x 9.5 x 1 cm (1 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.32.1-2

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Sculptural gold wire earrings, with tight coils on inside and long wire flattened towards the end and extending horizontally

Signed

On flat portion of earrings signed "1/9 George Rickey 73"

Markings

On post "KT 18"; on post 2 "GM"

Provenance

Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© VAGA, New York, NY