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Pendant with miniature portrait of an unknown man

2007.15.148 (RS9270)

Description

Oval gilt metal pendant with Rococo style border set with a miniature on ivory of a portrait of an unidentified man, reverse has small compartment.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Material
gilt bronze
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
ADORNMENT
Descriptive terms
gilt bronze
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (paintings)
PENDANT
pendants (jewelry)
Dimensions
3 1/16 x 2 3/16 x 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.148
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
102839
Reference Notes
For more information on miniatures in jewelry see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):83-97.

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