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Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and gray watercolor on light green paper
Dimensions:
13.6 × 9.9 cm (5 3/8 × 3 7/8 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
probably Naples, South Italy, Italy
Date:
late 18th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Jewelry design for an earring. The central part has the transitional form from the knot to the wings, here done with flower stems. The usual scheme of a disk above and three drops below. Bevelled corners.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-836
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq41f48f866-3fa1-4b33-9a7a-f34a9c16eec1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-88-836