The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of April 13, 2024

Ear Ornament (2 of 2)

Ear Ornament (2 of 2)

c. 1200–1519
Location: not on view

Description

This set of ear ornaments was reputedly found together with the gold and jade pectoral ornament shown nearby. They may have accompanied a noble burial, or perhaps constituted an offering deposit.
  • ?-1966
    (André Emmerich, Inc., New York, NY, 1966, sold to James C. and Florence C. Gruener)
    1966-1983
    James C. Gruener [1903-1990], Cleveland, OH, given to the Cleveland Museum of Art
    1983-
    The Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art; 1984. " Year in Review, 1983." cat., The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art. 71 (February, 1984.) p. 76, no. 221.
  • {{cite web|title=Ear Ornament (2 of 2)|url=false|author=|year=c. 1200–1519|access-date=13 April 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1983.191.2