Part of an Earring, between 1000 and 1100

  • Islamic, Egyptian

Seed pearls and gold filigree

  • Framed: Overall: 1 1/8 × 1 1/8 inches (2.9 × 2.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mrs. Charles C. Andrews, Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Germack, Jr., and Mrs. Victor W. Wertz

1986.100

On View

  • Islamic N120

Department

Islamic Art

  • Filigree
  • Fatimid
  • Gold and gold alloy
  • Arabesque
  • Pearls
  • Earring
  • Crescent (shape)
  • Syria
  • Egypt
  • Seed pearls

Provenance

(Spink and Sons Ltd., London, England); 1987-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Spink, M., ed. ISLAMIC JEWELLERY. Sales cat., Spink and Son, Ltd. London, 1986, pp. 32-33 (ill).

Rights Status

Islamic, Egyptian, Part of an Earring, between 1000 and 1100, seed pearls and gold filigree. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mrs. Charles C. Andrews, Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Germack, Jr., et al., 1986.100.