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Earrings (Italy), ca. 1860

This is a Earrings. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is gold, enamel, mosaic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Emily H. Chauncey. It is credited Gift of Emily H. Chauncey.

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Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a): 0.9 x 4 cm (3/8 x 1 9/16 in.) H x diam. (c,d): 0.8 x 2.3 cm (5/16 x 7/8 in.)

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Earrings (Italy), ca. 1860; gold, enamel, mosaic; H x diam. (a): 0.9 x 4 cm (3/8 x 1 9/16 in.) H x diam. (c,d): 0.8 x 2.3 cm (5/16 x 7/8 in.); Gift of Emily H. Chauncey; 1952-103-3-a/f

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