Pair of Earrings

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1930-1960

GUSN

GUSN-271968

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

Descriptive Terms

pendant earrings
gold (metal)
Earring

Inscription

"120 / 12 K GF" (manufacturer's assurance that the finding is 12 karat gold-filled)

Additional Identification Number

1984.1393.1-.2

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American (use)

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Ise Gropius

Accession Number

1984.1393AB

Places

Probably New England (United States) [general region]