Plaque with Napoleon I

Object Name: 
Plaque with Napoleon I

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Napoleon I
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.34
Dimensions: 
H: 49 cm, W: 40.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1810-1820
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter O. Brown
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; polished plate glass, engraved, painted, gilt. Flat, polished, rectangular sheet; engraved on the back with a full-length portrait of Napoleon I, standing, with arms folded, looking to his right, wearing a tricorn hat, jacket with gold epaulets and medals, grey tight-fitting trousers, knee-length black leather boots, and a sword; standing on a hill, with troops in formation at the left, around a walled city; a city with a large church at the right; framed by a border of engraved and gilt Ns within foliate wreaths,
Department: 
Provenance: 
Brown, Peter O., Source
1984-04-27
Brown, Mrs. Peter O., Source
1984-04-27
Category: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 27 (1985) illustrated, pp. 102-103, #19; BIB# AI15253
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1984 (1985) p. 6;