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Part of a demi-parure, with a necklace (02.91), a brooch (02.92) and another earring (02.93).

Provenance

Made in Rome for William Arnold Buffum; 1902, bequest of William Arnold Buffum to the MFA. (Accession date: January 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Arnold Buffum

Italian (Rome), 19th century, about 1860–70

Dimensions

Length x width: 6 x 2.2 cm (2 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.94

Medium or Technique

Amber, set in gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs