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Description

Oval miniature of an unidentified man; torso facing forward; face turned to right; wearing a black coat and cravat, blue ground; oval silver frame with floral border; silver back with glazed oval inset which is used to display a lock of hair (does not contain a hair lock).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1835
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
glass (material)
ivory (tooth component)
silver (metal)
tempera
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Glass
glass (material)
ivory (tooth component)
Man
men (male humans)
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
Portrait
portraits
Silver
silver (metal)
Tempera
tempera
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
6.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.455
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5043

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