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Pair of earrings

19th century

Object Place: Europe, England (?)


3.17 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Other; Pearl

Not On View


Europe, Jewelry


Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Seed pearls with mother of pearl backing, gold clasps. Necklace (see 1979.543) composed of flat ovals joined by pearl strings. Six-lobed rosette at center with three hanging pendants. Elliptical brooch (see 1979.544) composed of regular clusters of large and small pearls; two hanging clusters. Earrings (see 1979.545a, b) composed of six clusters of pearls with hanging six-lobed rosettes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Nina Nightingale