Pair of earrings in case

Object Number: 
INV.12545a-c
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 )
Marks: 
printed: underneath lid of case: maker's name, illegible except for "PONTE VECCHIO."
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group