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Two-Tiered Enamel Earrings

Arts of the Islamic World

On View: Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
MEDIUM Gold, polychrome enamel, and pearl
  • Place Made: Iran
  • DATES late 18th–early 19th century
    DYNASTY Qajar
    PERIOD Qajar Period
    DIMENSIONS 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) mount (m2): 10 1/2 × 5 × 2 in. (26.7 × 12.7 × 5.1 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 71.193.1a-b
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Julian Clarence Levi
    PROVENANCE Prior to 1971, provenance not yet documented; by August 23, 1971, acquired by Julian Clarence Levi of New York, NY; 1971, bequest of Julian Clarence Levi to the Brooklyn Museum.
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One pair of gold earrings with enameling. One faceted bell shape with leaf shaped dangles suspended above another of a larger size.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Islamic World, 2nd floor
    CAPTION Two-Tiered Enamel Earrings, late 18th–early 19th century. Gold, polychrome enamel, and pearl, 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Julian Clarence Levi, 71.193.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 71.193.1a-b_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 71.193.1a-b_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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