Tieback

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1767

GUSN

GUSN-3897

Description

oval form of enamel on copper with brass beaded edge; one knob painted with "Dancing Girl"; one knob painted with "Phoebe"; one knob unsigned painted with portrait of young girl in blue hat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tiebacks (fasteners)
brass (alloy)
copper (metal)
enamel paint
painting (coating)
allegory (artistic device)
children (people by age group)
Enamel
Brass
Painted
Copper
Child
Allegory
TIEBACK

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

2 x 1.625 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.237.2