Plaque with Sulphide of Maximilian I and Princess Caroline

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Maximilian I and Princess Caroline

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Maximilian I and Princess Caroline
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.171
Dimensions: 
Overall a) H: 6.4 cm, W: 5.7 cm; b) H: 7.4 cm, W: 7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1806-1815
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide, red leather case; encased, cut, molded sulphide. (a) Flat, octagonal shape, both faces polished flat, sides beveled; enclosing a molded sulphide double portrait of a man and woman (Maximilian I, King of Bavaria and Princess Caroline Frederike, of Baden), facing sinister; inscribed at the base of the neck on the man "ANDRIEU"; reverse flat. (b) Hinged, two-part octagonal case, outside covered in red leather with gilt stamped borders, including a band of flowers on the cover; lined with blue velvet, and with a blue silk ribbon to remove the plaque; metal spring catch.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1984-04-06
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06