Pendant with miniature portrait of Captain Stephen Phillips

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-202835

Description

Oval gold pendant set with a miniature painting on ivory of a bust portrait of Captain Stephen Phillips. Captain Phillips is wearing a black coat, a high white collar and a bow tie. He is middle aged and has longer hair in the back and a lock of hair over one eye. Glass back frames locks of dark brown braided hair.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
miniatures (paintings)
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
paint (coating)
Portrait
Pendant

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P322

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

2 9/16 x 2 3/16 x 4/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.745