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Pendant with miniature portrait of unknown man

1937.1375 (RS7678)

Description

Small gold pendant with a miniature on ivory of an unidentified man in a red coat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1800
Material
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Adornment; Body Adornments
Descriptive terms
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
Jewelry
miniatures (paintings)
Neoclassical
Pendant
pendants (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 1 1/16 x 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.1375
GUSN
102853
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 Tortoiseshell watch chain with locket Accession number 1937.739
Title Tortoiseshell watch chain with locket Accession number 1937.740
Title Tortoiseshell cuff buttons Accession number 1937.741 ab
Title Watch fob Accession number 1937.743
Title Miniature pendant Accession number 1937.745
Title Ivory brooch Accession number 1937.779
Title Gold watch chain Accession number 1940.17

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