Pair of Earrings

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1875-1925

GUSN

GUSN-101062

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

earrings (jewelry)
silver (metal)
EARRING

Inscription

Front: "KABA? Z" Silversmith's mark: "FK" in Cyrillic Hallmark: Town assay mark and "84" (Enamel, Stamped, and Hallmark)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

505

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Caucasus Region, Russia

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

7/8 in (1); 7/8 in (2) x 5/16 in (1); 5/16 in (2) (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3036.1-2

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).