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

Object Type

ADORNMENT

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.