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Pair of Earrings

1984.1393AB (RS170265)

Description

Each earring in this pair consists of a large white orb made from glass or alabaster dangling from a gold link chain which attaches to a smaller white button, each with gold pins. The button is pierced in the center to attach the gold-filled 12 K screw-back fixture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930-1960
Inscriptions
"120 / 12 K GF" (manufacturer's assurance that the finding is 12 karat gold-filled)
Location of origin
American (use)
Material
gold (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Places
Probably New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Earring
gold (metal)
pendant earrings
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1984.1393AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Ise Gropius
GUSN
271968

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