Silhouette

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1803-1810

GUSN

GUSN-103806

Description

Pair of hollow cut bust length silhouette portraits set over black cloth of a woman facing right and a man facing left, mounted in a brass spandrel frame with foliate and bead borders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

Front: "KING" [stamped on each portrait]
Reverse: "Cut by / Wm. King." (Stamps and Pencil)

Additional Identification Number

3534

Maker

King, William (Artist)

Location of Origin

Salem or Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4 5/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1925.624