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Brooch with miiniature portrait of John Smith

1917.459 (RS6737)

Description

Small oval brooch with a miniature ink on paper portrait of John Smith under beveled glass and set in a gold mount, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1813
Material
gold (metal)
ink
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brooch
brooches
gold (metal)
ink
miniatures (paintings)
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 x 5/8 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.459
GUSN
102035
Reference Notes
For more information on portrait jewelry see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 220-222.

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