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Brooch with miniature portrait

1922.772 (RS199242)

Description

This rectangular brooch consists of a miniature painting on porcelain which depicts a woman in Renaissance-style dress holding a lidded urn. The porcelain plaque is set in a gold mount with an applied gold frame with shell and scroll accents. The brooch closes with a hinged pin and hook on the reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845
circa
Inscriptions
"1845" (Pencil)
Material
gold (metal)
porcelain
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
brooches
gold (metal)
pins (jewelry)
porcelain
Dimensions
2 1/16 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.772
GUSN
102028
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