18K gold clip-back earrings, each with three detachable drops of pearls and semi-precious stones.
1980, purchased by Mrs. Cathryn S. Keith from Atelier Janiye (Boston, Mass.); 2008, consigned by the estate of Mrs. Keith to Skinner Auction; June 17, 2008, purchased by Daphne Farago from Skinner sale 2413, lot 62.
The Daphne Farago Collection
Reproduced with permission.
Overall (each): 6 x 2.2 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
18K and 24K gold, freshwater pearls, carnelian, peridots, ruby, and faience beads.