Pair of earrings

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-284321

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

Descriptive Terms

pendant earrings
earrings (jewelry)
Classical Revival (European revival style)
limestone
gold (metal)
Earring

Additional Identification Number

1922.616BC
187

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 9/16 x 1 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Frances Greeley Stevenson

Accession Number

1922.616.2AB

Related Items

Title Brooch Accession Number 1922.616.1
Title Brooch Accession Number 1922.616.1