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Brooch with miniature painting on porcelain

1922.773 (RS7042)

Description

This circular brooch consists of a miniature painting on porcelain depicting a young girl in Italian Renaissance-style "turban" and dress, resting her head on her hand. The porcelain plaque is set in a gold mount. The brooch closes with a pin and hook on the reverse (the pin is missing).\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
Edge: "L. Norcross"
Reverse "1850" (Engraved and pencil)
Material
gold (metal)
porcelain
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
brooches
gold (metal)
miniatures (paintings)
pins (jewelry)
porcelain
Dimensions
7/8 x 7/8 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.773
GUSN
102022
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