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Bracelet set Portrait Miniature
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Bracelet set Portrait Miniature


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description In this unusual example of sentimental jewelry, the portrait of the unidentified man is mounted in a gold bracelet. The rim is set with alternating pearls and diamonds.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/15/1964Treatmentcleaned
6/24/1964Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006-2009.
Provenance A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, 1963, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
Inscriptions [Label] on reverse: J? Taylor
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963

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Period
1840-1849
Medium
watercolor on ivory, gold, glass, pearls, diamonds
(Miniatures)
Accession Number
38.488
Measurements
Diam of bracelet: 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm) Miniature H: 2 5/16 × W: 1 15/16 in. (5.8 × 5 cm)
Geographies
  • USA (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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