Silver screw earrings with 5 charms

Silver screw earrings with 5 charms

Date: Circa 1946
Medium: Metal: silver
Classification: Decorative Arts
Object number: 1990.66.18
Label text:Likely bought in China by Dr. Juliet Chisholm while she was serving with UNRAA in 1946.

The character Fú (About this sound 福, Unicode U+798F) meaning "fortune" or "good luck" is represented both as a Chinese ideograph.
DescriptionScrew-back dangle earrings with five charms: bell, whistle, fish, scissors and boat; attached to stylized flower with Asian script.
Not on display