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Earring

1850-1870 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

It was bought for one pound (the pair) at the International Exhibition in London in 1872.


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

  • Earrings
  • Earrings
Materials and Techniques
Gold filigree
Brief Description
Gold filigree pendant earring, Portugal, 1850-1870.
Physical Description
Gold filigree pendant earring, consisting of a disc with applied coil rings set on a hinged wire. A flat filigree pendant, shaped like a bell with a similar, larger disc at its base, hangs from the wire.
Dimensions
  • Length: 4.3cm
  • Width: 1.5cm
  • Depth: 1.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'P' under a tower (possibly) in rectangular frame. (On side of wire.)
  • 'J F' in rectangular frame. (On suspension ring of pendant.)
Summary
It was bought for one pound (the pair) at the International Exhibition in London in 1872.
Collection
Accession Number
1079&A-1873

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record createdJune 5, 2009
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