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EARRINGS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Earrings are for pierced ears. They are round. Each has in the center a porcelain medallion painted with the bust of a cherub. These angels are from the Sistine Madonna. The earrings have gold borders in a rope pattern. The angel on .1 has one wing showing and leans his chin on one hand. The angel on .2 has two wings showing and has his arms crossed in front of him.

Category:
jewelry
Object name:
EARRINGS
Made from:
Gold -- porcelain
Made in:
ITALY
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.58.1-2
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973