Paperweight with Sulphide of Joan of Arc

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Joan of Arc

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Joan of Arc
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.108
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm, Diam: 8.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Joan of Arc. Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; paperweight, sulphide, cut. Low, polygonal form, with cut polygonal window on top, and diamond and triangular cut facets of the side; tapered disk base; enclosing a molded sulphide of Joan of Arc, holding a sword, wearing short armor and a skirt, standing next to a tree stump holding a gauntlet and a helmet, with sprays of oak and laurel at either side; polished base; paper label inscribed "71" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1983-05-20
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