Paperweight with Sulphide of Monsignor Affre

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Monsignor Affre

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Monsignor Affre
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.159
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Colorless, yellow, blue, white lead glasses, white sulphide; paperweight, millefiori, encased molded sulphide. Domed, circular form, enclosing a molded white sulphide portrait of a priest, facing dexter, inscribed in blue on the base of the shoulder, "Mgr Affre" in script; encircled by a ring of alternating blue and yellow millefiori canes; polished, concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954-06-01
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