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Portrait of Ann Eliza Lane

1991.535.3 (RS35129)

Description

Miniature rectangular portrait of Ann Eliza Lane, half length, sitting in a wood side chair. She wears a black dress, pronounced white lace collar and long earrings. In an elaborate gilded frame with glass. [see photo neg# 47594-A]

Details

Maker
Chow-Kwa (Maker)
Date
1850
Inscriptions
Stamped in ink on a cut-out label on the ivory back are five Chinese characters and below that is: CHOW-KWA. On ajelly label in the upper frame back is: Ann Eliza Lane [Miss Moore's Grandmother].
Location of origin
Shanghai, China
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
ivory (tooth component)
paintings (visual works)
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
Portrait
portraits
Vegetable Ivory
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
Woman
women (female humans)
People and organizations
Ann Eliza Lane
Dimensions
4 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.535.3
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11487

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