Pair of earrings
Miyé Matsukata (American (born in Japan), 1922–1981)
Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold, silver, agate, and lapis lazuli
Not On View
Each earring has a square boss and a pendant composed of a biconical agate bead, a truncated lapis lazuli bead suronounted by a flattened spherical gold bead with wirework decoration. At the bottom is a smaller gold bead.
1974, sold by Janiye Jewelry Designers, Boston, MA to Gabriel Padawer, Brookline, MA; 2012, gift of Padawer to the MFA. (Accession date, January 30, 2013)
Gift of the Estate of Martha Padawer
Reproduced with permission.