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Miniature Portrait of a Man

1993.838 (RS5325)

Description

Miniature painting on ivory of a man holding a book, set in a brass frame with beaded and twisted rope borders.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1830
Location of origin
Probably American
Material
brass (alloy)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.838
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
103950

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