Locket with miniature portrait of Robert Davis

about 1800


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3cm (2 7/8in.)

Accession Number

51.445

Medium or Technique

Gold, glass, hair

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Locket with portrait of Robert Davis in profile; face painted, hairwork, coat and stock in cloth, on velvet. Back has hair in wide woven bands; edge and hanging device of gold.

Provenance

Collection of Henry G. Payson by 1951; to MFA March 8, 1951, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry G. Payson