Pendant with miniature portrait of unknown man

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1770-1800

GUSN

GUSN-102853

Description

Small gold pendant with a miniature on ivory of an unidentified man in a red coat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

2305
1937.745

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1937.1375

Reference Notes

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

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