Earrings

Object Number: 
1977.35a.1,2
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Copper, gold
Dimensions: 
overall (each): 2 1/2 x 1 x 3/8 in. ( 6.4 x 2.5 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Pair of copper earrings with gold overlay suspended from bent wire fittings with catch-hooks for security; horseshoe shaped with three round beads suspended at the center, decorated in relief at center bottom with roses flanked by leaf garlands; lozenge shaped spangles around the bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group