Paperweight with Portrait of Empress Eugenie

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Portrait of Empress Eugenie

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Portrait of Empress Eugenie
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
72.3.123
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.6 cm, Diam (max): 8.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1850-1878
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucy Smith Battson
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Portrait of Empress Eugenie. Colorless lead glass; furnace-worked, stained, etched, cut. Domed, circular shape; large concave, circular, polished facet on top, six on sides; concave, polished base with amber (silver) stain, with etched, crowned female portrait, inscribed: "EUGENIE IMPERce==".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Battson, Lucy Smith (Mrs. Leigh M.), Source
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit