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Pair of Earrings

1927.434AB (RS7027)

Description

Each earring in this pair is composed of a central, rose-cut, red paste set in a gilt metal prong mount with a pierced fan surround. The earrings attach with hinged fasteners that have attachments for added pendants.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1875
Material
gilding
glass (material)
metal
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Earring
earrings (jewelry)
gilding
glass (material)
metal
Dimensions
15/16 x 5/8 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.434AB
GUSN
101014
Exhibition Notes
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.
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