Earrings

Herve van der Straeten (French, born 1965)


Dimensions

Length x width: 5.1 x 6.4 cm (2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.778.1-2

Medium or Technique

Gold tone metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Gems

Clip earrings made from gold tone hammered metal cut into the shape of flower. A second smaller cut piece soldered to top of first layer.

Markings

Stamped on reverse side Van Der Straeten

Provenance

Before 2011, acquired by Evelyn H. Lauder (b. 1936 - d. 2011); 2011, given by inheritance to her husband, Leonard A. Lauder, New York, NY; 2013, gift of Lauder to the MFA. (Accession date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

The Evelyn H. Lauder Fashion Collection—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder