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1921

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Lava earrings Earring, late 19th century

This is a earring. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is gold, lava. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Cadwalader Jones.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6 x 1.5 x 2.5 cm (2 3/8 x 9/16 x 1 in.)

Cite this object as

Lava earrings Earring, late 19th century; Italy; gold, lava; H x W x D: 6 x 1.5 x 2.5 cm (2 3/8 x 9/16 x 1 in.); 1921-23-11-a,b

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