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Charm hoop earring (two of a pair)

1920–1970
House of Chanel (French, founded 1909)


Dimensions

Height x width: 12.1 × 5.7 cm (4 3/4 × 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2018.3868.2

Medium or Technique

Gold tone metal, leather, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Markings

"C Chanel R" "94 CC C" "Made in France"

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