Pair Of Earrings (USA), ca. 1960
This is a Pair of earrings. It was made by Tiffany & Co.. It is dated ca. 1960 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is gold, cut rubies. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
A single gold cord traces the paisley shape of these earrings. By describing the paisley in a simple linear form, all floral origins are stripped away and the motif becomes decorative scrollwork.
It is credited
Gift of Anonymous Donor.
Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 3 × 2.1 × 1.3 cm (1 3/16 × 13/16 × 1/2 in.)
It has the following markings
Marked "TIFFANY 14K" on base of ear clip.
Cite this object as
Pair Of Earrings (USA), ca. 1960; Made by Tiffany and Co. (United States); gold, cut rubies; H x W x D: 3 × 2.1 × 1.3 cm (1 3/16 × 13/16 × 1/2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1995-51-2-a,b
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.