Earring

Greek


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .038 L.

Accession Number

90.184

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Inverted pyramid; square base with small bosses around the edge; then two rows of balls, then conical surface formed of twisted rings, the whole terminated by a double ball. A part of the ring above remains. Heavily incrusted with purple brown rust.

Provenance

By 1890: with Edward Perry Warren; anonymous gift to MFA, November 14, 1890

Credit Line

Anonymous gift