Plaque with Sulphide of King Louis XIV

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of King Louis XIV

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of King Louis XIV
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.86
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.7 cm, W: 8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; encased, cut, molded sulphide, sheet metal mounts. Rectangular shape, with convex face, reverse with all-over cross-cut diamonds; enclosing a molded white sulphide bust of a man (Louis XIV), facing dexter; reverse with two depressions; rims polished; mounted in a soldered, sheet-metal frame, with S-hook for hanging.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1984-04-06
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show