Plaque with Sulphide of Juno and the Peacock

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Juno and the Peacock

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Juno and the Peacock
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.59
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 11.5 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, sheet metal frame. Flat, circular shape, with convex obverse and diamond-faceted flat reverse; enclosing a molded sulphide of a woman in clouds, balancing a peacock on her right knee (Juno and the Peacock), holding a small four-legged animal in her left hand; reverse flat; in a two-part, telescoping frame; both parts of "L" cross-section; with a soldered pad and ring on top, with a loose ring for hanging; paper label at the top, inscribed "#16" in ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1984-04-06
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06