Portrait of Ann Eliza Lane

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-11487

Description

Miniature rectangular portrait of Ann Eliza Lane, half length, sitting in a wood side chair. She wears a black dress, pronounced white lace collar and long earrings. In an elaborate gilded frame with glass. [see photo neg# 47594-A]

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
paintings (visual works)
ivory (tooth component)
watercolor (paint)
portraits
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Watercolor
Vegetable Ivory
Woman
Portrait
PICTURE, 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 ajelly label in the upper frame back is: Ann Eliza Lane [Miss Moore's Grandmother].

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.353.3

People and Organizations

Ann Eliza 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

1991.535.3