Brooch with miniature portrait

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1845

GUSN

GUSN-102028

Description

This rectangular brooch consists of a miniature painting on porcelain which depicts a woman in Renaissance-style dress holding a lidded urn. The porcelain plaque is set in a gold mount with an applied gold frame with shell and scroll accents. The brooch closes with a hinged pin and hook on the reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (jewelry)
brooches
porcelain
gold (metal)
Brooch

Inscription

"1845" (Pencil)

Additional Identification Number

1479

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/16 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1922.772

Date

1845 (circa)

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