Portrait of Charlotte Augusta Lane

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-11486

Description

Miniature rectangular portrait of Charlotte Augusta Lane, half length, sitting in a wood side chair. She wears a black dress, pronounced white lace collar, gold locket and earrings. In an elaborate gilded frame with glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
miniatures (paintings)
ivory (tooth component)
watercolor (paint)
portraits
Picture
Portrait
Portrait

Inscription

Stamped in ink on a cut-out label on the ivory back are five Chinese characters and below that is: CHOW-KWA. On a jelly label in the upper frame back is: Charlotte Augusta Lane.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Charlotte Augusta Lane

Maker

Chow-Kwa (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shanghai, China

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.535.2