Pendant with miniature portrait of Hannah R. Parker

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1775-1800

GUSN

GUSN-102848

Description

Oval gold pendant set with a miniature on ivory of Hannah R. Parker. Brown leather case with green velvet lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
miniatures (paintings)
ivory (tooth component)
gold (metal)
Neoclassical
PENDANT

Inscription

"FROMENT-MEURICE / OFEVRE / JOALLIER / BIJOUTIER / DE LA / VILLE DE / PARIS / 57 RUE St. HONORE" (Embossed)

Additional Identification Number

2300

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1952.117ab

Reference Notes

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