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Mirror Knob

1971.730 (RS117734)

Description

Circular mirror knob (presently used as a cloak pin) has enamel portrait on front; white ground with transfer print and hand-colored portrait of woman seen in profile; dark curly hair, white scarf, yellow dress; circular copper mount or lip; turned copper shaft terminates in screw ending.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
copper (metal)
enamel paint
hand coloring
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Copper
copper (metal)
Enamel
enamel paint
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hand Colored
hand coloring
HOOK
hooks (fasteners)
mirrors
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
2 x 2.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.730
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5406
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