Plaque with Sulphide of Napoleon I and Marie Louise

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Napoleon I and Marie Louise

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Napoleon I and Marie Louise
Maker(s): 
possibly
Accession Number: 
84.3.152
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.7 cm, Diam: 6.9 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, gilt cast metal mount. Flat, circular shape, with polished, flat faces and double-chamfered rim; enclosing a molded sulphide portrait of a man and a woman (Napoleon I and Marie Louise), facing sinister, the man wearing a laurel wreath, the woman a tiara; reverse of the sulphide flat; cast gilt metal mount at the top, formed of overlapping leaves and berries at the front and back, with turned post and bulbous top, pierced, with a loose ring for hanging.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1984-04-06
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06