Wax Relief Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-103988

Description

White wax bas-relief bust length portrait of a man facing left, set in an oval leather hinged case with burgundy velvet lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sculpture (visual work)
glass (material)
SCULPTURE

Inscription

"probably by Thomas Ball" (Paper label)

Additional Identification Number

3736

Maker

Possibly Ball, Thomas (Sculptor)

Location of Origin

Boston, Mass

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6 1/4 in x 5 in (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1931.495