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Miniature portrait of Sardine Sparrow Bigelow (1819-1848)

1961.40 (RS5250)

Description

Miniature watercolor on ivory, bust length portrait of a man facing slightly right wearing a black coat and neck tie, mounted behind an ormolu mat with oval opening and in a hinged brown leather case with green velvet lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1848
Inscriptions
Paper label: "Sardine S. Bigelow / 1819-1848 / Fitzwilliam, N.H. (Paper label and note)
Location of origin
United States
Material
gilt bronze
ivory (tooth component)
leather
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
gilt bronze
ivory (tooth component)
leather
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
watercolor (paint)
People and organizations
Bigelow, Sardine Sparrow, 1819-1848
Dimensions
4 x 3 1/2 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.40
GUSN
103920

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