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Cameo portrait of Moses Williams

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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.

Credit Line

Gift of The Seminarians

about 1845

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Shell; silver gilt




Jewelry / Adornment, Cameos