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1998.5129AB (RS21936)

Description

Pair of gold earrings in the form of twisted grape vine etched to resemble bark, twisted gold tendrils and incised pink coral grape leaves.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
carving (processes)
coral (material)
corals (animals)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gold (metal)
molding (forming)
polishing
soldering
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Coral
coral (material)
corals (animals)
EARRING
earrings (jewelry)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
Leaf
Molded
molding (forming)
Polished
polishing
Soldered
soldering
Victorian
Vine
vine scrolls
Dimensions
0.625 x 0.5 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5129AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24245

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