Reversible earrings

Reversible earrings

19th century
Artist
unknown maker
Country
Colombia
earrings
gold
Gift of the Stapleton Foundation of Latin American Colonial Art, made possible by the Renchard Family
1990.620A-B
unknown maker. Reversible earrings. 19th century. gold. Gift of the Stapleton Foundation of Latin American Colonial Art, made possible by the Renchard Family. 1990.620A-B.
This object is currently on view
Dimensions
height: 2 in, 5.0800 cm; width: .5 in, 1.2700 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Latin American Art
Collection
Latin American Art

These double-sided earrings are crafted using filigree and casting techniques in yellow and rose gold to form shell and floral motifs.
--Julie Wilson Frick, 2017

Known Provenance
Gifted 26 December 1990 by the Stapleton Foundation of Latin American Colonial Art, made possible by the Renchard Family, to the Denver Art Museum. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum. Please e-mail provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.
Exhibition History
  • Glitterati: Portraits & Jewelry from Colonial Latin America (December 2014 - November 2016, Denver Art Museum)