Paperweight with Sulphide of Woman and Child

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Woman and Child

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Woman and Child
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
72.3.161
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.2 cm, Diam (max): 9.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1845-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucy Smith Battson
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Woman and Child. Colorless and transparent ruby-red lead glasses; sulphide; cut. Low, domed, circular shape; with large, concave, polygonal facet on top, diamond-shape facets on side; enclosing a sulphide of a woman and child; above a ruby-red ground; star-cut pad base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Battson, Lucy Smith (Mrs. Leigh M.), Source
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