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Pendant with miniature portrait of Captain Stephen Phillips

2006.44.745 (RS9825)

Description

Oval gold pendant set with a miniature painting on ivory of a bust portrait of Captain Stephen Phillips. Captain Phillips is wearing a black coat, a high white collar and a bow tie. He is middle aged and has longer hair in the back and a lock of hair over one eye. Glass back frames locks of dark brown braided hair.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
paint (coating)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (paintings)
paint (coating)
Pendant
pendants (jewelry)
Portrait
People and organizations
Phillips, Stephen, 1764-1838
Dimensions
2 9/16 x 2 3/16 x 4/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.745
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
202835

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