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Pair of earrings

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Silver earring comprised of amorphic form with twisted and scored arm holding suspended moonstone. Bezel-set rectangular faceted pink stone ( probably tourmaline). Screw-back fitting

Marks

"STERLING" artist's stamp, circle with mushroom

Provenance

Gansevoort Gallery; Daphne Farago, December 26, 1996 Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

© Estate of Sam Kramer

about 1950

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm (2 x 1 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.294.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silver, moonstone and amethyst

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs