Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1803-1810

GUSN

GUSN-103802

Description

Hollow cut silhouette set on black ground of a man facing left, mounted in an oval brass spandrel frame with foliate and reed borders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

Front: "KING"
Reverse: "Hollow cut silhouette / by W. King. / Stamped KING" (Stamped and pencil)

Additional Identification Number

3530

Maker

King, William (Artist)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

5 7/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1925.619