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Brooch and pair of earrings (demi-parure)

Brooch and pair of earrings (demi-parure)
Title
Brooch and pair of earrings (demi-parure)
Date 
1850-1880
Medium 
Gold, lava, metal
Dimensions 
Overall (brooch): 2 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. (5.1 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm) each (earing): 1 1/2 x 7/8 x 1/2 in. (3.8 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm)
Description 
Demi-parure of lava cameo jewels: oval brooch of taupe lava carved in high relief with image of female classical figure (Demeter?) set in gold frame decorated with beading and twisted wire; pin attachment; earrings of similar design, each suspending a small metal ball; gold ear-wires with closures.
Credit Line 
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Object Number 
INV.12662a-c
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group