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Anton Frühauf (Italian, 1914–1999)
Overall: 3.8 x 1 x 1.3 cm (1 1/2 x 3/8 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold (18kt), ruby, and white sapphire
Not On View
Each earring is made up of four, graduated, hinged palques set with two rubies and two white sapphires. The earrings are part of a demi-suite that includes King’s Bracelet (2007.410).
750 / AF on applied plaque on reverse
Between 1965 and 1995, sold by Anton Fruhauf, Merano, Italy, to Karen Rotenberg, Boston; 2012, gift of Karen Rotenberg to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)
Gift of Karen Sethur Rotenberg in memory of Sylvia Sethur