Pair of earrings (one of two)

Italian (Rome)
about 1870
Innocenti


Object Place: Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 1.9 cm (2 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.233

Medium or Technique

Micromosaic of glass tesserae; gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

One of a pair of earrings, micromosaic of glass tesserae depicting bird on branch scene, set in gold, with two gold drop pendants. Gold is detailed with leaves and bunches of grapes. See 15.234, en suite with a micromosaic brooch, acc. no. 15.232.

Markings

Marked "INNOCENTI" in oval

Provenance

Purchased in Rome in 1883 by Miss C. L. French; 1915, bequest of Miss C. L. French to the Museum of Fine Arts.

Credit Line

Bequest of Caroline Louise Williams French