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Decorative piece of mother-of-pearl

Mother-of-pearl piece inlay or decorative game counter, with incised design or two doves on one side, a six-petalled center flower on reverse. Located in the bottom drawer on the left side of the paint box formerly belonging to Caroline Schetky Richardson.

Credit Line

Gift of William and Nancy Osgood

about 1820–30

Accession Number

1995.156.48

Medium or Technique

mother-of-pearl

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Painting