Drawing, Design for an Earring, ca. 1800

  • Creator: Mrs. Edward D. Brandegee
  • Location: Italy

Jewelry design for an earring. A disk and a drop, similar to those of 1938-88-829, are connected by a scroll of a ribbon, with some disks and seeds. Verso: slight graphite sketch of an earring. Bevelled corners.

Drawing, Design for an Earring, ca. 1800; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray watercolor on light green paper; verso: graphite; 11.1 × 6.2 cm (4 3/8 × 2 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-820

Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund

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