German Lion Door Knocker Stud Earrings

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Item # 80057780
Price: 75$75.00
Member Price: 63.75$63.75
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Description

Unique art jewelry inspired by The Met collection.

These fierce lion earrings with sparkling eyes reinterpret a lion mask door pull made in Nuremberg, Germany, around 1425–50 and now in The Met's medieval art collection. Such door pulls were a common feature on churches throughout the Middle Ages; they functioned as decorative door hardware as well as sanctuary rings, symbols of the church's protection. The Met's example was likely made in southern Germany, where prolific workshops produced a range of cast objects.

Unique art jewelry inspired by The Met collection.

These fierce lion earrings with sparkling eyes reinterpret a lion mask door pull made in Nuremberg, Germany, around 1425–50 and now in The Met's medieval art collection. Such door pulls were a common feature on churches throughout the Middle Ages; they functioned as decorative door hardware as well as sanctuary rings, symbols of the church's protection. The Met's example was likely made in southern Germany, where prolific workshops produced a range of cast objects.

Details
  • 18K gold plate
  • Cubic zirconia
  • Pierced, with surgical steel ear posts
  • 3/4'' diam.
  • Clean with a damp cloth and dry with a soft, clean cloth
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