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Earrings (Italy), ca. 1850

This is a Earrings. It is dated ca. 1850 and we acquired it in 1946. Its medium is coral, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by R. Keith Kane. It is credited Gift of the estate and in memory of Robert B. Noyes.

  • Comb (Italy), mid-19th century
  • cut and steam-bent tortoiseshell, gilt silver, carved coral.
  • Gift of the estate and in memory of Robert B. Noyes.
  • 1946-50-70
  • Vanity Case, ca. 1936
  • enamel, coral, diamonds, gold, mirrored plate glass.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.41

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

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  • 7067.82.2016

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 3.3 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm (1 5/16 x 7/8 x 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Earrings (Italy), ca. 1850; Previously owned by Mrs. Robert B. Noyes ; coral, gold; H x W x D: 3.3 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm (1 5/16 x 7/8 x 9/16 in.); Gift of the estate and in memory of Robert B. Noyes; 1946-50-22-a,b

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