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Pair of earclips

Pair of earclips

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    c.1974 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pery (A.) et Cie (made by)
    Van Cleef & Arpels (retailers)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patricia V. Goldstein

  • Museum number:

    M.65:1,2-2011

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold clip-on earrings with a geometric design of alternating lapis lazuli and pavé-set diamonds.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

c.1974 (made)

Artist/maker

Pery (A.) et Cie (made by)
Van Cleef & Arpels (retailers)

Marks and inscriptions

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS / OR / MADE IN FRANCE
P&FILS / 18K
stamped on the back of each earring

VCA / NY 44513
engraved on disc behind clip of each earring (also bears P&Fils mark)

Dimensions

Height: 24 mm each earring, Width: 11 mm each earring, Depth: 17 mm each earring

Descriptive line

Earrings of gold, diamonds and lapis lazuli, made by Pery & Cie of Paris for Van Cleef and Arpels, c.1974, in original case.

Materials

Gold; Lapis lazuli; Diamonds

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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