Brooch with miniature painting on porcelain

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-102022

Description

This circular brooch consists of a miniature painting on porcelain depicting a young girl in Italian Renaissance-style "turban" and dress, resting her head on her hand. The porcelain plaque is set in a gold mount. The brooch closes with a pin and hook on the reverse (the pin is missing).\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
miniatures (paintings)
pins (jewelry)
porcelain
gold (metal)
Brooch

Inscription

Edge: "L. Norcross"
Reverse "1850" (Engraved and pencil)

Additional Identification Number

1473

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7/8 x 7/8 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1922.773

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