Skip to content

Search Collections

Silhouette

1925.619 (RS5044)

Description

Hollow cut silhouette set on black ground of a man facing left, mounted in an oval brass spandrel frame with foliate and reed borders.

Details

Maker
King, William (Artist)
Date
1803-1810
Inscriptions
Front: "KING"
Reverse: "Hollow cut silhouette / by W. King. / Stamped KING" (Stamped and pencil)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
5 7/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.619
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103802

Comments