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

Related Items

Title Brooch Accession Number 1922.616.1
Title Brooch Accession Number 1922.616.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Frances Greeley Stevenson

Accession Number

1922.616.2AB