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1946

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2015

2022

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Cupids Earrings

This is a earrings. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1946. Its medium is gold, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by R. Keith Kane. It is credited Gift of the estate and in memory of Robert B. Noyes.

  • Drawing, Two Cupids Kissing
  • pen and brown, black ink on white laid paper, mounted on heavy white laid paper.
  • Gift of Miss Duer.
  • 1898-15-1
  • Earrings (India)
  • gilt and filigreed metal, glass pearls and beads.
  • Gift of Frances Morris.
  • 1951-111-88-a,b

Its dimensions are

a, b: 7.3 x 2.7 cm (2 7/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Cupids Earrings; Previously owned by Mrs. Robert B. Noyes (United States, 1886–1942); gold, enamel; a, b: 7.3 x 2.7 cm (2 7/8 x 1 1/16 in.); Gift of the estate and in memory of Robert B. Noyes; 1946-50-24-a,b

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