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Pair of earrings

1922.616.2AB (RS6874)

Description

This gray "lava" pair earrings is part of a set, with a matching brooch (1922.616.1). All three pieces feature a scallop shell with dangling spiral shell and two entwined sea creatures on lily pads hanging from gold chains. The earrings attach with s-shaped gold wires.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Material
gold (metal)
limestone
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Earring
earrings (jewelry)
gold (metal)
limestone
pendant earrings
Dimensions
1 9/16 x 1 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.616.2AB
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Frances Greeley Stevenson
GUSN
284321
Related Items
Title Brooch Accession number 1922.616.1
Title Brooch Accession number 1922.616.1

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