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Gem-set earrings

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Each earring is composed of two sections that detach. The top component is a square with four prong-set topazes. The lower section/pendant is a sheet -gold cage with rectangular strips of gold sheet that are kinetic. Inside the cage is suspended a rectangular topaz that also moves. drops of...

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Marks

AF within an oval/750

Provenance

Purchased by Michael and Karen Rotenberg from the artist's shop in Meran; Gift to MFA (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen Sethur Rotenberg in honor of the jeweler, Anton Fruhauf

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Italian, early 1960s

Dimensions

Length: 7.6 cm (3 in.)

Accession Number

2007.413.1-2

Medium or Technique

Gold (18kt) and topaz

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs