Paperweight with Sulphide of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
78.3.130
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.5 cm, Diam: 7.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1953
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. Colorless, blue lead glass; paperweight, encased sulphide, furnace-worked; cut. Paperweight, enclosing a sulphide of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip on a translucent dark blue ground, circular facets on top and sides.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
1978-12-30
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1978-12-30
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show