Plaque with Sulphide of Napoleon I, Marie Louis and King of Rome

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Napoleon I, Marie Louis and King of Rome

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Napoleon I, Marie Louis and King of Rome
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.61
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.6 cm, W: 7.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1815-1830
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; encased, cut, molded sulphide, cast gilt metal mount. Flat, star shape; with convex, central circular panel enclosing a molded sulphide of three people (Napoleon I, Marie Louise, and the King of Rome), facing sinister; rim of the star chamfered; reverse with raised central circular plaque with cut angular rays; a rectangular pad at the top with attached cast metal hanger, of overlapping leaves and fruit, the reverse plain; 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
Embedded Glass and Crystal (Embedded Cameos - Crystal Medals) (1958) [p. 20];