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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.
Date Description Narrative
  • 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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mid 19th century
watercolor on ivory, gold, enamel
Accession Number
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)
  • USA (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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