Paperweight with Sulphide of Jeanne d'Arc

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Jeanne d'Arc

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Jeanne d'Arc
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
72.3.158
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.3 cm, Diam (max): 8.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1845-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucy Smith Battson
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent blue lead glasses; sulphide, cut. Low, domed circular shape; facet-cut with concave polygonal facet on top, triangular and diamond-shape facets on side; enclosing a flat sulphide of Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc), standing, within a laurel and oak wreath; above transparent dark blue ground; polished, flat pad base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Battson, Lucy Smith (Mrs. Leigh M.), Source
Category: 
Masterpieces of European and American Glass
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1981-10 through 1981-11