Pair of Earrings

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1875

GUSN

GUSN-101014

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

Descriptive Terms

earrings (jewelry)
glass (material)
metal
gilding
Earring

Additional Identification Number

457

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

15/16 x 5/8 (WxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1927.434AB

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.