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Pendant with miniature portrait of Edward Simmons Harrington

1929.437 (RS7128)

Description

Oval gilt metal pendant with scroll foliate border set with a miniature painting on ivory of Edward Simmons Harrington, 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 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.437
GUSN
102849
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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