Brooch with miiniature portrait of John Smith

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1813

GUSN

GUSN-102035

Description

Small oval brooch with a miniature ink on paper portrait of John Smith under beveled glass and set in a gold mount, hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

1486

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 x 5/8 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1917.459

Reference Notes

For more information on portrait jewelry see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 220-222.