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1977.237.2 (RS116471)

Description

oval form of enamel on copper with brass beaded edge; one knob painted with "Dancing Girl"; one knob painted with "Phoebe"; one knob unsigned painted with portrait of young girl in blue hat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1767
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
copper (metal)
enamel paint
painting (coating)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Allegory
allegory (artistic device)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Child
children (people by age group)
Copper
copper (metal)
Enamel
enamel paint
Painted
painting (coating)
TIEBACK
tiebacks (fasteners)
Dimensions
2 x 1.625 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.237.2
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3897

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