Plaque with Sulphide of Louix XVIII

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Louix XVIII

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Louix XVIII
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.370
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.1 cm, W: 12.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1815-1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jokelson
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cut; molded, encased sulphide; stamped gilt metal; turned wood. Flat, circular shape, front slightly convex, back flat; enclosing a molded white sulphide portrait of a male in military uniform, facing dexter; reverse impressed "DESPREZ,/Rue des Recolets/No. 2, a Paris."; in a stamped gilt metal mount with stylized foliate border; turned wood square frame; stamped "30" at the upper left corner on the back; brass strap and loose ring for hanging.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jokelson, Mrs. Paul, Source