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Diamante runway earring (one of a pair)

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


Accession Number

2018.3899.1

Medium or Technique

Metal, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

This pear-shaped clip-on earring is paved with prong-set rhinestones of various sizes. A large faceted glass drop is suspended in the center of the earring.

Signed

"K.J.L." on ear 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