Plaque with Sulphide of St. John the Baptist.

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of St. John the Baptist.

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of St. John the Baptist.
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.54
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.2 cm, W: 10.9 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, cast gilt metal mount. Flat, circular shape, with a roughly circular panel on the front, boldly scalloped rim, with heavy, rounded, cut radial ribbing on the back; enclosing a molded sulphide plaque of a halloed man (St. John the Baptist), partly draped with a fur, holding a lamb; reverse of the sulphide flat; gilt metal mount with overlapping leaves and berries on the front, bulbous post pierced for a loose ring for hanging.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1984-04-06
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06