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: 
84.3.185
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4 cm, Diam: 7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1830-1850
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; encased, molded sulphide, enameled, cut. Domed, circular shape, enclosing a molded sulphide portrait of a man, wearing a crown, with hands clasping a wreath to his chest, with a rectangular panel below, inscribed in blue script "Ste[?] Louis", with fans at either end, and a scrolled bracket below; cut groove around the side, near the base; polished flat bottom, covered with transparent light yellow enamel.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1984-04-06
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06
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