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Portrait of Napoleon

Bust in profile; background, transparent pink; head opaque ivory shell

Provenance

1903, gift of Harriet Sarah Walker through the bequest of Mary Sophia Walker to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Harriet Sarah Walker

about 1800

Object Place

France (?)

Accession Number

03.85

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Cameos