Amhara. <em>Pendant Cross with Ear Cleaner Extension</em>, 19th or 20th century. Silver, brass, 2 5/8 x 1/2 in. (6.7 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr., 79.72.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.72.4_view1_bw.jpg)

Pendant Cross with Ear Cleaner Extension


Medium: Silver, brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 2 5/8 x 1/2 in. (6.7 x 1.3 cm)


Accession Number: 79.72.4

Image: 79.72.4_view1_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver ear cleaner in the form of a cross. At the top is a ring for suspension. The ear cleaner portion, in the form of a very tiny spoon, extends from the inferior arm. The bowl part of the cleaner is almost flat. The cross is incised with dots and circles on one side only. CONDITION: Good, edge of spoon very thin, worn, and slightly corroded.

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