Plaque with Sulphide of Voltaire and Rousseau

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Voltaire and Rousseau

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Voltaire and Rousseau
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.81
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.1 cm, Diam: 6.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; encased, cut, molded sulphide, cast metal mount. Flat, circular shape, with oval, convex panel on the face, with step-cut edge, light gadrooning at the side and on the back; diamond-cut circular panel on the back; enclosing a molded sulphide of two male portraits (Voltaire and Rousseau), reverse flat; cast metal hanger on the top, formed of overlapping leaves and berries, bulbous post, pierced, with loose ring for hanging.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S., Source
1984-04-06
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06