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Circular drop earring (two of a pair)

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


Accession Number

2018.3897.2

Medium or Technique

Metal, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

A circular border of coral glass beads and white rhinestones enclose a bright floral motif in the center of this clip-on drop earring. In the middle, a yellow glass stone is set in a halo of white rhinestones and six turquoise glass stones are surrounded by either faceted white beads or white rhinestones.

Signed

"K. J. L." on 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