Art Smith (American, born Cuba, 1917–1982). <em>Pair of Earrings</em>, 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)

Pair of Earrings

Artist:Art Smith

Medium: Brass and silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1960

Dimensions: 2 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1/2 in. (7.0 x 4.9 x 1.3 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 2010.26a-b

Image: CUR.2010.26a-b.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

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