Paperweight with Sulphide of Leonardo da Vinci

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Leonardo da Vinci

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Leonardo da Vinci
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2000.3.30
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm, Diam: 7.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1968
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Olga Varvarchin
Primary Description: 
Colorless transparent yellowish-brown glass, ceramic; ceramic cast, encased, fused, cut, polished. Paneled dome shape with concave top "window" star cut in yellow-brown ground. Encased is sulphide bust of Leonardo Da Vinci facing three quarters to the right.
Department: 
Series: 
Heroes of The Millennium
Provenance: 
Varvarchin, Mrs. Olga, Source
2000-01-24
Category: 
Inscription: 
LEONARDO DA VINCI/ GP 1933
Stamp
Sulphide stamped underneath beard
C. R. ALBRET/ FRANCE
Stamp
Acid stamped bottom of base