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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1780 - 1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Saunders, Joseph I (painter)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patricia V. Goldstein

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oval pendant with a miniature portrait of a young woman wearing a white dress and blue sash. The frame is of pink gold, engraved with two dotted lines. The reverse has a panel of woven hair beneath glass.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1780 - 1810 (made)


Saunders, Joseph I (painter)


Height: 60.5 mm, Width: 39 mm, Depth: 7.5 mm

Descriptive line

Head of a young woman on ivory by Joseph Saunders in a gold frame with a hair compartment on the reverse. England, late 18th or early 19th century.


Gold; Ivory; Hair


Jewellery; Metalwork; Portraits


Metalwork Collection

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