Paperweight with Sulphide of St. Louis

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of St. Louis

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of St. Louis
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
67.3.23
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1967
Credit Line: 
Gift of Compagnie des Cristalleries de Saint Louis
Primary Description: 
Colorless, purple, yellow, white lead glasses, white sulphide; paperweight, millefiori; encased, molded sulphide. Domed, circular form, with cut concave circular facet on top, and five on the sides; encasing a molded white sulphide portrait bust of a man (St. Louis) facing dexter; encircled by a ring of purple, white and yellow millefiori canes; the reverse of the sulphide printed in blue "1767/SL/1967"; concave, wavy base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Ingold, Gerard Compagnie des Cristalleries de St. Loui, Source
1967
Compagnie des Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Former Collection
1967
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