Tieback

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-5282

Description

Circular mirror knobs have enamel portrait on front on white ground; transfer printed with hand painting of woman seen in profile; dark curly hair, white scarf, yellow dress; knob has copper lip and turned copper shaft terminating in screw ending.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tiebacks (fasteners)
copper (metal)
enamel paint
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
transfer printing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Enamel
Copper
Transfer Printed
Painted
Woman
TIEBACK

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

2 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.642.1