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Pair of Earrings

1969.3036.1-2 (RS8340)

Description

Pair of silver circular earrings with textured surface and black enamel Russian letters for Caucasus, four small round circular drops at bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1925
Inscriptions
Front: "KABA? Z" Silversmith's mark: "FK" in Cyrillic Hallmark: Town assay mark and "84" (Enamel, Stamped, and Hallmark)
Location of origin
Caucasus Region, Russia
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
EARRING
earrings (jewelry)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
7/8 in (1); 7/8 in (2) x 5/16 in (1); 5/16 in (2) (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3036.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
101062
Exhibition Notes
"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
Reference Notes
For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).

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