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This object and one other are part of a set whose first object is Jewelry Suite (probably France), ca. 1860.

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Brooch And Pair Of Earrings (probably France)

This is a Brooch and pair of earrings. We acquired it in 1928. Its medium is bright-cut engraved aluminum, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Festive Foil?.

This object was donated by Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel.

Our curators have highlighted 9 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Earrings, 2014
  • white gold, cameos, diamonds.
  • Courtesy of FD Gallery.
  • 20.2015.4a/c

Cite this object as

Brooch And Pair Of Earrings (probably France); bright-cut engraved aluminum, gold; 1928-5-4-a/c

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Hewitt Sisters Collect and Faster, Cheaper, Newer, More: The Revolutions of 1848.

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