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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Earring

ca.1850 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

These earrings were possibly made from parts of an associated necklace. The necklace was adapted in the 1930s from a single row necklace to a double row, probably for Lady Cory.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Earring
  • Earring
Materials and techniques
Sapphires, diamonds, silver and gold
Brief description
Pair of earrings, sapphires in brilliant-cut diamond borders, open-set in silver, England, about 1850
Physical description
Necklace, sapphires in brilliant-cut diamond borders, open-set in silver, backed with gold.
Credit line
Cory Bequest
Summary
These earrings were possibly made from parts of an associated necklace. The necklace was adapted in the 1930s from a single row necklace to a double row, probably for Lady Cory.
Collection
Accession number
M.89A&B-1951

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Record createdAugust 4, 2005
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