Miniature

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1835

GUSN

GUSN-5043

Description

Oval miniature of an unidentified man; torso facing forward; face turned to right; wearing a black coat and cravat, blue ground; oval silver frame with floral border; silver back with glazed oval inset which is used to display a lock of hair (does not contain a hair lock).

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (paintings)
glass (material)
ivory (tooth component)
silver (metal)
tempera
floral patterns
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
portraits
Tempera
Vegetable Ivory
Silver
Glass
Portrait
Man
Floral
Painting

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.455