Pair of earrings (erhuan 耳环).

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Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, late 14th-mid 17th century
Medium
Gold and turquoise.
Dimensions
H x W x D (1): 6 x 3.5 x 5.5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 2 3/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.4451.1-2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Earring

Keywords
China, coiled wire, lotus, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Paul Singer collection, wirework
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum