Pendant with miniature portrait of an unknown man

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1775-1825

GUSN

GUSN-102842

Description

Oval gilt metal pendant with a floral border set with a miniature on ivory of an unidentified man.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

2294

Related Items

Title Hair brooch Accession Number 1933.34
Title Hair bracelet Accession Number 1933.35
Title Hair bracelet Accession Number 1933.36
Title Mourning brooch Accession Number 1933.37
Title Pair of pendants Accession Number 1933.41 ab
Title Earring and matching brooch Accession Number 1933.42 ab
Title Earrings Accession Number 1933.43
Title Earrings Accession Number 1933.44
Title Hook end of earring Accession Number 1933.45
Title Shoe buckle Accession Number 1933.46
Title Shoe buckle Accession Number 1933.47
Title Pair of shoe buckles Accession Number 1933.48 ab
Title Miniature Pendant Accession Number 1962.5
Title Miniature Pendant Accession Number 1962.6

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

2 9/16 x 2 3/16 x 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1962.6

Reference Notes

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