Cameo portrait of Moses Williams
Peter Stephenson (about 1823–1860)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Overall: 5.4 x 4.4 x 1.3cm (2 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/2in.)
Medium or Technique
Shell; silver gilt
Not On View
Oval carved portrait of Moses Williams; sitter faces proper left. Hair at temples is combed forward; warm tones of the cameo evident on hair and cheek.
"P. Stephenson/ No 336/ AD 1845" In script on back of cameo. (from card)
Early history unknown; acquired from Barbara Duffy, Peacock Valley Victorian Antiques, Clovis, California, in 1994.
Gift of The Seminarians