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EARRINGS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Pierced earrings in the form of fish. They are constructed in many small pieces to represent the scales of the fish. The scales are interlocked so that they move slightly. Metal hoops are attached to the mouths of the fish. The tails are small pieces of gold, as well and are etched with a scale like design.

Object name:
EARRINGS
Made from:
Gold
Made in:
UNKNOWN
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.6.1-2
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973