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Chandelier earring (one of a pair)

1960–1969
Kenneth Jay Lane (American, born in 1932)


Accession Number

2018.3896.1

Medium or Technique

Metal, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Three emerald green faceted glass drops surrounded by round, prong-set rhinestones are suspended from a curvilinear metal mount encrusted with rhinestones. A large green faceted glass stone with a halo of rhinestones is mounted on the post of the earring.

Signed

"K. J. L." on back

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