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Gold Earring
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Gold Earring


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The wire hoop has a beaded, tear-drop shield set with a conical garnet. The "vase" or "lantern" shaped pendant is made of two hollow hemispheres slipped over a cylindrical core and kept apart by nine struts of twisted wire. Granules dot the sheet gold and "handles" ornament the tube below the ring attachment.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
2nd-3rd century
Medium
gold, garnet
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1545
Measurements
H: 1 5/16 in. (3.33 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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