Pendant with miniature portrait of William Snelling (d. 1827)

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-102851

Description

Oval rose gold pendant set with a miniature on ivory of William Snelling, the reverse features and oval compartment set with brown and blonde hair.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
miniatures (paintings)
rose gold
ivory (tooth component)
human hair
Neoclassical
marriage
PENDANT

Additional Identification Number

2303

Related Items

Title Miniature pendant Accession Number 1932.16
Title Pair of blue stone shoe buckles Accession Number 1932.514 ab
Title Hair ring Accession Number 1932.515
Title Gold earrings Accession Number 1932.516 ab

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United Kingdom

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.16

Reference Notes

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