Pendant with miniature portrait of Edward Simmons Harrington

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-102849

Description

Oval gilt metal pendant with scroll foliate border set with a miniature painting on ivory of Edward Simmons Harrington, reverse has small compartment.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

2301

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1929.437

Reference Notes

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