Paperweight with Sulphide of an Angel

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of an Angel

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of an Angel
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.141
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5 cm, Diam: 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, red lead glasses; paperweight, encased, molded sulphide. Domed, circular shape, enclosing a large molded white sulphide figure of an angel; a separate transparent red plaque set on the back; polished flat base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1956
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1956
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