Paperweight with Sulphide of Lincoln

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Lincoln

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Lincoln
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.3.119
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.8 cm, Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1954
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, purple, white lead glasses; paperweight, overlay, cut; molded, encased with sulphide. Paperweight, sulphide of Abraham Lincoln, purple over white double overlay, with cut circular and oval facets, diamond-faceted base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1978-12-30
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show