Pair of Earrings
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Brass and silver
2 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1/2 in. (7.0 x 4.9 x 1.3 cm) (show scale)
On one earring only, stamped on reverse in script: "ART SMITH"
Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler
Pair of silver and brass earrings for pierced ears with flattened, bronze horizontal wing design. Ear shaped, thin, silver hook for pierced ear soldered to back of a vertical, flattened, bronze reversed 'b' shape curl, attached are three graduated, flattened, horizontal wings, each with a small soldered ring at top, ends of wings polished; the three wings are joined together vertically by two large thin circles attached to top of small and medium wing.
Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917-1982). Pair of Earrings, ca. 1960. Brass and silver, 2 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1/2 in. (7.0 x 4.9 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler, 2010.26a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2010.26a-b.jpg)
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