Pair of earrings

about 1955
Charles Wendell (American, 1919–1993)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall (Each earring): 6.4 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm (2 1/2 x 1 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.286.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silver, copper, and green stone

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Silver drop ear clips comprised of three elements. On top is crescent shape surmounted by copper circle. In center is horse-shoe shape with applied domed circles. Suspended below is green stone in oval frame.

Markings

"STERLING" Artist's stamp of mushroom in circle

Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Estate of Sam Kramer