Brooch with miniature drawing

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-102024

Description

This rectangular brooch is set with a miniature pencil sketch of a kneeling, robed male figure surrounded by a halo. His arms are crossed and he stares at the ground. The sketch on paper is set under beveled glass. The brooch is surrounded by a gold frame with a reeded border. It closes with a hinged pin and hook on the reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
miniatures (paintings)
pins (jewelry)
gold (metal)
graphite (mineral)
paper (fiber product)
Brooch

Additional Identification Number

1475

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 1 5/16 x 5/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew

Accession Number

1920.557

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