1959.0848 A-C Shellwork Picture, Sailor's Valentine
  • 1959.0848 A-C Shellwork Picture, Sailor's Valentine
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Shellwork picture (Sailor's valentine)

  • Category:

    Organic (ivory, horn, etc.)

  • Place of Origin:

    Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1814

  • Materials:

    Shell; Mahogany; Glass; Sand; Stain; Paint

  • Techniques:

    Hand colored, Shellwork

  • Museum Object Number:

    1959.0848 A- C


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Object Number

1959.0848 A- C

Object Name

Shellwork picture (Sailor's valentine)

Category

Organic (ivory, horn, etc.)

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Inscription on back mentions Salem (possibly Massachusetts).

Date

1814

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Backboard, lower right corner; "Barton/ Salem 1814"

Subjects

Animals

Materials

Shell; Mahogany; Glass; Sand; Stain; Paint

Techniques

Hand colored, Shellwork

Dimensions (inches)

10.4 (H) , 10.5 (W) , 2 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

26.5 (H) , 26.7 (W) , 5.2 (D)

Measurement Notes

Measurements are of box. H at left. W at bottom. D at upper left.

Object Description

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