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Miniature portrait of an unknown man

1964.220 (RS5258)

Description

Miniature watercolor on ivory half length portrait of a man facing slightly right wearing a black coat, white shirt and a topaz and pearl pin, mounted in an oval hinged red leather case with white satin lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Location of origin
Probably American
Material
ivory (tooth component)
leather
satin
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
leather
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
satin
watercolor (paint)
Dimensions
3 1/8 x 2 5/8 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.220
Credit Line
Bequest of Katherine Sumner Gould
GUSN
103923

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