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Earring

Earring

  • Place of origin:

    Saragossa (made)

  • Date:

    1860-1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gilt metal set with white pastes

  • Museum number:

    675A-1870

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Bought for the museum by Senor Atienza for two shillings and five pence in Saragossa in 1870.

Physical description

Three-part gilded earring consisting of an open work plaque, set with a central white paste, attached to a hinged wire. A matching stylised bow hangs from the plaque, with a plaque, similar to the top plaque, hanging from its lower edge.

Place of Origin

Saragossa (made)

Date

1860-1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gilt metal set with white pastes

Dimensions

Length: 5.8 cm, Width: 2.8 cm, Depth: 1.4 cm

Descriptive line

Gilt metal earring set with white pastes, Saragossa (Spain), 1860-1870.

Materials

Metal

Techniques

Gilding

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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