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Earring (one of a pair)

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Pair of amber earrings, for pierced ears, shaped like acorns, with gilded cap and end, joined to cut amber stud by two seed pearls and orange-colored jewel.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman

Italian, 19th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

7 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm (2 3/4 x 11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.340a

Medium or Technique

Amber and pearls set in gilt metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs