Plaque with Sulphide of Louis XVIII

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Louis XVIII

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Louis XVIII
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.53
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12 cm, Diam: 9.7 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, cast gilt metal mount. Flat, circular shape, with a polished, slightly convex window on the front; with petal-cut sides and rounded cut rays on the back; enclosing a molded sulphide of a male head (Louis XVIII), facing sinister; cast gilt metal mount at the top, formed of overlapping leaves and berries, plain on the reverse, with bulbous post, pierced, with a loose ring for hanging.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1984-04-06
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06