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Paisley-shaped, gem-set earrings

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The openwork goldwork is textured and each earring is set with step and circular-cut rubies and white sapphires. Weight: 9.1 dwt.

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, 1965

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.2 x 2.5 cm (1 1/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2007.419.1-2

Medium or Technique

Gold (18 kt), ruby, and sapphire

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs