W: 4.8cm (1.9")H: 6.3cm (2.5")
Miniature of a lady named Mary Elliott, nee Simpson, wife of Henry Rodney Elliott, wearing a white dress with lace and pearl trim. Her dark hair is piled on her head and intertwined with a string of pearls. Watercolour on ivory by Samuel Shelley C1790. Gold frame, the reverse with enamel border and glazed plaited hair centre set with pearl initials with the initials 'M S'.