Plaque with Sulphide of the Duchesse d'Angouleme

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of the Duchesse d'Angouleme

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of the Duchesse d'Angouleme
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.93
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.2 cm, W: 9.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; encased, cut, molded sulphide, stamped metal mount. Flat, oval shape, obverse face polished flat, rim petal cut, back with cut rounded radial ribbing; enclosing a large molded white sulphide portrait of a woman (Duchesse d'Angouleme), facing sinister, wearing ostrich feathers in her hair, a stiff lace collar, and beads; reverse side flat; circular gilt metal clasp at the top, with relief-molded leaves and flowers, with a solid loop holding a loose ring for hanging.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1984-04-06
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06