Tiffany & Co. 1970’s by Angela Cummings Polka dots earrings in 18 kt yellow gold with black jade
Pair of earrings designed by Angela Cummings for Tiffany & Co.
Rare and iconic pieces created back in the 1974 in New York city at the Tiffany & Co. Atelier. This earrings was crafted in solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with high polished finish. They are suited with omega backs for fastening clips and the posts option can be easily added,
great and very popular design of positive and negative pattern, embellished with carvings of black jade. this model actually is discontinued and this is one of the earliest model with some variations in the dots pattern.
this elusive pair have a weight of 19.95 grams. they are stamped with the hall marks "T&CO.18 KT" and the engraved serial number "13712". they have a measures of 22 mm by 17 mm.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: TIFFANY & CO. BLUE CATALOG 1977-1978 Pp-25
ANGELA CUMMINGS WAS BORN IN AUSTRIA AND MOVED TO THE UNITED STATES WHEN SHE WAS THREE YEARS OLD. SHE STUDIED ART IN ITALY AND GEMOLOGY AND JEWELRY MAKING IN GERMANY. SHE JOINED TIFFANY & COMPANY IN THE 1967 WHERE SHE WORKED EXCLUSIVELY UNTIL 1984 WHEN HE DEPARTED TO BEGIN HER OWN COMPANY AND PRESENTED HER CREATIONS AT BERGDORF GOODMAN IN NYC. SHE CLOSE THE BOUTIQUE AND ATELIER IN THE 2003.
THIS PAIR IS IN GREAT IMPECCABLE CONDITION WITH A GREAT PATINA. THE ANGELA CUMMINGS PIECES ARE HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE JEWELRY AND THEY ARE A REMARK IN THE AMERICAN JEWELRY TRADITION.
INVENTORY REF: E0000AAII/.7481