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Earring (one of a pair)

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White stones carved with female heads set in twisted gilt wire setting. Gilt ball hangs at bottom. Carved stones hang from a twisted leaf and ribbon heart-shaped motif.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

American or European, Late 19th century

Object Place

American or European


4.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm (1 3/4 x 9/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Stone and gilt metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs