User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Pair of earrings

Start collecting

18K gold clip-back earrings, each with three detachable drops of pearls and semi-precious stones.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1980

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall (each): 6 x 2.2 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.602.1-2

Medium or Technique

18K and 24K gold, freshwater pearls, carnelian, peridots, ruby, and faience beads.

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs