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Pair of earrings (one of two)

South Asian, probably South Indian
possibly 19th–early 20th century


Object Place: South Asia, probably South Indian

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 3 x 2 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.121a

Medium or Technique

Gold; set with rubies, sapphires, and pearls

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Collections

Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Gold earring (one of a pair with 18.121b) in the shape of a mango set with rubies and sapphires, surrounded by pearls.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Louise M. Nathurst, Dec. 7, 1915. Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurat