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Brooch with Portrait Miniature
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Brooch with Portrait Miniature


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This miniature of an unknown man, painted in watercolor on ivory, is mounted in an oval, gold brooch. Encircling the brooch is a concave gold band partially enameled blue and looped on both sides by a gold figure-8 band.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/01/1964Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance A.J. Fink, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, 1963, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963

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Period
mid 19th century
Medium
watercolor on ivory, gold, enamel
(Miniatures)
Accession Number
38.453
Measurements
H excluding frame: 1 9/16 × W: 1 5/16 in. (4 × 3.3 cm) Framed H: 1 15/16 × W: 1 13/16 in. (4.9 × 4.6 cm)
Geographies
  • USA (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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