Requires Photography

Locket

1800


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

8.89 x 6.35 cm (3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1971.379

Medium or Technique

Enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Allegorical scene painted in oil on ivory on one side and designs in hair on back, with center medallion of initials. Front scene shows seated female figure and cherub in wooded setting, in front of flaming pedestal. Cherub reaches down from cloud, holding garland. Hair arranged in feather and wheat designs and coiled around initials. History included in case. Marks: initials WD, LLD and MMD 1800.

Markings

Marks: initials WD, LLD and MMD 1800.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Martha May Eliot