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Earrings (USA), 1950–55

This is a Earrings. It was designed by Irena Brynner. It is dated 1950–55 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is gold, faience, stone. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Irena Brynner.

Its dimensions are

(a): 4.5 x 2.7 x 0.7 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/16 x 1/4 in.) (b): 4.5 x 2.8 x 0.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On gold at curved section, stamped: "IB"

Cite this object as

Earrings (USA), 1950–55; Designed by Irena Brynner (American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003); gold, faience, stone; (a): 4.5 x 2.7 x 0.7 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/16 x 1/4 in.) (b): 4.5 x 2.8 x 0.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/8 x 3/16 in.); Gift of Irena Brynner; 1991-165-11-a,b

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