Paperweight with Sulphide of Pope Pius XII

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Pope Pius XII

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Pope Pius XII
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.3.145
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.1 cm, Diam: 7.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1960
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent dark red lead glasses; paperweight, cut; encased, molded white sulphide. Paperweight, enclosing a sulphide of Pope Pius XII on a red ground, the top and sides with cut circular facets.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1978-12-30
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