Plaque with Sulphide of Czar Alexander I

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Czar Alexander I

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Czar Alexander I
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.168
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; encased, cut, molded sulphide. Flat, circular shape, with both faces polished flat, and the rim double chamfered; enclosing a molded sulphide portrait bust of a man (Czar Alexander I), facing sinister; inscribed "ANDRIEU F." at the base; reverse flat, impressed "MONTCENIS".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1984-04-06
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06