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Earring

Date:
first half 11th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Medium:
Gold; filigree and granulation
Dimensions:
H. 3.2cm
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Purchase, Norbert Schimmel Gift, in appreciation of Richard Ettinghausen's curatorship, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.96
Not on view
[ Saeed Motamed, Frankfurt, until 1979; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 22, 1983–August 14, 1983, no. 20b.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fifty Years of Collecting Islamic Art," September 23, 2013–January 26, 2014, no catalogue.

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 20b, p. 46, ill. (b/w).

Allan, James, and Ludvik Kalus. Islamic Jewellery, edited by Michael Spink. London, England: Spink & Sons Ltd., 1986. p. 35.

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