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Pendant with miniature portrait of Hannah R. Parker

1952.117ab (RS8080)

Description

Oval gold pendant set with a miniature on ivory of Hannah R. Parker. Brown leather case with green velvet lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1800
Inscriptions
"FROMENT-MEURICE / OFEVRE / JOALLIER / BIJOUTIER / DE LA / VILLE DE / PARIS / 57 RUE St. HONORE" (Embossed)
Material
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (paintings)
Neoclassical
PENDANT
pendants (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 5/8 x 1 x 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1952.117ab
GUSN
102848
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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