Amhara. <em>Pendant Cross with Ear Cleaner Extension</em>, 19th or 20th century. Silver, 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (6.3 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr., 79.72.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.72.3_front_PS6.jpg)

Pendant Cross with Ear Cleaner Extension


Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (6.3 x 3.8 cm)



Accession Number: 79.72.3

Image: 79.72.3_front_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver ear cleaner in the form of an equilateral cross with flaring arms and pierced cross forms in the center of each arm. At the top is a ring for suspension. The ear cleaner, in the shape of a very tiny spoon, has been welded to the inferior finial, or arm. The cross has incised decoration on both sides. Condition: Good, some corrosion on the interior bowl part of the spoon.

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