Decorative Arts and Design
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Pewter, glass, paper
3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 1/4 in. (8.3 x 8.3 x 0.6 cm) (show scale)
Signature printed as part of the engraved image: "WASHINGTON / AEtatis 68" below portrait bust; "G. Stuart Pi[?]" on one side of oval medallion; "C. P. Harrison Scult." on other side of medallion.
Gift of Arthur W. Clement
Circular pewter frame with plain border, enclosing a mirror on one side and an engraving of an oval bust portrait of George Washington on the other side. Wire ring attached at top edge of frame.
CONDITION: Glass on both sides cracked.
Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828). Frame, ca. 1800. Pewter, glass, paper, 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 1/4 in. (8.3 x 8.3 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arthur W. Clement, 47.1.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 47.1.6.jpg)
overall, 47.1.6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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