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Pair of earrings

Each earring has a square boss and a pendant composed of a biconical agate bead, a truncated lapis lazuli bead suronounted by a flattened spherical gold bead with wirework decoration. At the bottom is a smaller gold bead.

Marks

Unmarked

Provenance

1974, sold by Janiye Jewelry Designers, Boston, MA to Gabriel Padawer, Brookline, MA; 2012, gift of Padawer to the MFA. (Accession date, January 30, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Martha Padawer

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, 1974

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2013.54.1-2

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, agate, and lapis lazuli

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs