Pendant with miniature portrait of an unknown man

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-102839

Description

Oval gilt metal pendant with Rococo style border set with a miniature on ivory of a portrait of an unidentified man, reverse has small compartment.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
miniatures (paintings)
gilt bronze
ivory (tooth component)
PENDANT

Additional Identification Number

2291

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.148

Reference Notes

For more information on miniatures in jewelry see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995):83-97.