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Pendant with miniature portrait of William Snelling (d. 1827)

1932.16 (RS7300)

Description

Oval rose gold pendant set with a miniature on ivory of William Snelling, the reverse features and oval compartment set with brown and blonde hair.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1810
Location of origin
United Kingdom
Material
human hair
ivory (tooth component)
rose gold
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
human hair
ivory (tooth component)
marriage
miniatures (paintings)
Neoclassical
PENDANT
pendants (jewelry)
rose gold
Dimensions
3 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.16
GUSN
102851
Reference Notes
For more information on miniatures in jewelry see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):83-97.
Related Items
Title Miniature pendant Accession number 1932.16 Notes Jewelry and related items of Mrs. Sydney Richmond Burleigh:
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Title Hair ring Accession number 1932.515
Title Gold earrings Accession number 1932.516 ab

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