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
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Overall H: 4.3 cm, Diam (max): 8.7 cm
Not on Display
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.
Battson, Lucy Smith (Mrs. Leigh M.), Source
Masterpieces of European and American Glass
Suntory Museum of Art 1981-10 through 1981-11