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Pair of earrings in case

Pair of earrings in case
Title
Pair of earrings in case
Date 
1880-1900
Medium 
Gold / gold-plate; leather, velvet, satin
Dimensions 
Each (earrings): 2 x 7/8 in. (5.1 x 2.2 cm) Case: 3 1/2 x 3 x 1 1/2 in. ( 8.9 x 7.6 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Pair of gold or gold-plate earrings in fitted leather case; earrings comprise 3 initials "A.I.E" in stylized typeface, each stacked on top of the other; brown leather case lined with black velvet and pale green satin; maker's mark printed underneath lid of case (illegible except for "Ponte Vecchio"); push-button clasp.
Object Number 
INV.12545a-c
Marks 
printed: underneath lid of case: maker's name, illegible except for "PONTE VECCHIO."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group