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Pendant with miniature portrait of an unknown man

1962.6 (RS8107)

Description

Oval gilt metal pendant with a floral border set with a miniature on ivory of an unidentified man.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1825
Material
gilt bronze
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
gilt bronze
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (paintings)
PENDANT
pendants (jewelry)
Dimensions
2 9/16 x 2 3/16 x 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1962.6
GUSN
102842
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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Title Hair bracelet Accession number 1933.36
Title Mourning brooch Accession number 1933.37
Title Pair of pendants Accession number 1933.41 ab
Title Earring and matching brooch Accession number 1933.42 ab
Title Earrings Accession number 1933.43
Title Earrings Accession number 1933.44
Title Hook end of earring Accession number 1933.45
Title Shoe buckle Accession number 1933.46
Title Shoe buckle Accession number 1933.47
Title Pair of shoe buckles Accession number 1933.48 ab
Title Miniature Pendant Accession number 1962.5
Title Miniature Pendant Accession number 1962.6

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