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Earring (one of a pair)

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Long tear-shaped gilt drop decorated with three dimensional flowers and leaves. Small ball hangs at bottom. Drop attached to gilt rosette button.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

American or European, 19th century

Object Place

American or European


8 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm (3 1/8 x 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gilt metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs