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Cameo Portrait of Otis Norcross

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Facing left in white on brown shell. Gold mounting. Otis Norcoss (1811-1882) one of the founders of the Museum of Fine Arts (from card)

Provenance

Collection of Grenville Howland Norcross by 1927; to MFA January 6, 1927, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Grenville Howland Norcross

about 1850

Dimensions

Height x width: 1 7/8 x 1 7/16 in. (4.8 x 3.7 cm)

Accession Number

27.4

Medium or Technique

Horn/ivory or bone/shell

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Cameos