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Fuschia drop earring (one of a pair)

Canadian
1950–1959
Sherman Costume Jewelry (Canadian, 1947–1981)


Accession Number

2018.4139.3

Medium or Technique

Metal, glass

Not On View

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

This clip-on drop earring features a radiant-cut, pink crystal in a halo of marquise-cut fuschia crystals, suspended from a cluster of fuschia crystals. Each stone is prong-set with a japanned backing.

Signed

SHERMAN [on clip]

Markings

PAT. 156452 [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