Altise

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Object Name: 
Paperweight
Title: 
Altise
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
94.3.163
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.4 cm, W: 4 cm, L: 5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1994
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jacques Jugeat Inc.
Primary Description: 
Transparent cobalt blue, metallic bronze lead glasses; pressed, acid-etched, polished, enameled. Small solid roughly hemispherical sculpture in the form of a scarab beetle with small head, tri-part segmented body with almond-shaped folded wings decorated with narrow ridge striations and bronze enamel highlights; base is ground and polished flat; inscribed on base in script: "Lalique ® France".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jacques Jugeat, Inc., Source
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