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Miniature portrait of a young boy and girl

1918.222 (RS5011)

Description

Miniature painting on ivory of a boy and girl child holding hands, set in round tortoiseshell snuff box cover with a inlaid gold and bone decoration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1800
Location of origin
France
Material
bone (material)
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
tortoise shell
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
bone (material)
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
tortoise shell
Dimensions
5/8 in (D), 2 3/4 in (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.222
GUSN
103788

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