Suite of jewelry in three parts (earring (one of a pair))

Italian
19th century


Dimensions

16 x 7.5 x 15 cm (6 5/16 x 2 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.) object a - other dimensions recorded in other dimension field

Medium or Technique

Gilded silver, red tourmalines, and seed pearls

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Set of jewelry consisting of a pendant and a pair of earrings. Pendant (modern brooch added) formed by four pieces of silver-gilt set with red tourmalines lined together, with five small pendants hanging from lowest piece. Earrings (modern studs) formed by two pieces of silver-gilt set with red tourmalines and seed-pearls, with five small pendants hanging from bottom of each.

Provenance

Pendant and earrings originally belonged to similar but not identical sets.

Credit Line

Gift of Gordon Abbott, Katherine Batchelder, and Eleanor Lothrop