Overall: 1 3/8 x 1/2 x 3/8 in. ( 3.5 x 1.3 x 1 cm )
stamped: one side of swivel catch: "MAI"
Hinge pearl earring with silver fitting; small circular swivel catch at the top with "MAI" stamped on one side, suspending a double leaf bail attached to scalloped edged fitting. Belonged to Mrs. Wynant Van Zandt.
According to a note attached to this earring, it belonged to Mrs. Wynant Van Zandt (1692-1772), and is shown in the Society's portrait of her. She was the daughter of Tobias and Elizabeth (Hegeman) Ten Eyck.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.