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Beaded Stud Earring (one of a pair)

1960–1969
Coppola e Toppo (Italian, 1940–1986)


Dimensions

Length x width: 2.5 × 2.5 cm (1 × 1 in.)

Accession Number

2018.3851.2

Medium or Technique

Glass, brass

Not On View

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Blue glass beads of various sizes are pavé-embroidered on a brass clip. The clip has a cut-out of a five-pointed star.

Signed

"MADE IN ITALY BY Coppola e Toppo" on back of clip

Provenance

Between about 1970s and 2018, acquired by Carole Tanenbaum, Toronto, Ontario [see note]; 2018, gift of Carole Tanenbaum to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)

NOTE: This is part of a large collection of costume jewelry given to the MFA in 2018, which had been built over about 40 years.

Credit Line

Gift of Carole Tanenbaum