Paperweight with Sulphide of William Shakespeare

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of William Shakespeare

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of William Shakespeare
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.2.41
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.7 cm, Diam: 5.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1850
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, white sulphide; encased, molded sulphide. Domed, circular shape, enclosing a molded sulphide portrait of a man, facing dexter (William Shakespeare); reverse plain; polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lyons, Louis, Former Collection
1984-04-06
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