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FRAME WITH MINIATURE

Made by: Unknown

On view in: First Floor Library


About this object

The frame has vine scrolls carved in low relief applied to a flat border with a raised outer edge. It contains a reproduction miniature of a portrait of Rubens. He is facing to the right and wearing a large black hat with a wide brim. He also wears a long black cloak. It is under a piece of glass. The back is faced with light blue brocade.

Category:
ivories
Object name:
FRAME WITH MINIATURE
Made from:
Ivory -- miniature -- brocade
Made in:
Place made unknown
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
14.6 × 11.6 × 1.9 cm (5 3/4 × 4 9/16 × 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.135
Class:
IVORY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973