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Gold paint on ivory, image of classically-draped woman resting her elbow on an urn monument.

Inscription

"Isaac Hack / Ob. 6 Oct.r / 1788 / AEt. 27"

Provenance

Gebelein Goldsmiths; Daphne Farago, December 18, 1990. Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

1788

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 1.9 x 2.2 cm (1 1/8 x 3/4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.35

Medium or Technique

Gold, painted ivory, and glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings