Plaque with Sulphide of William Shakespeare

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of William Shakespeare

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of William Shakespeare
Accession Number: 
84.2.35
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.6 cm, W: 3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1820-1830
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; encased, cut, molded sulphide. Oval, convex shape, back tapered to a flat surface; enclosing a molded sulphide portrait of a man (William Shakespeare) facing dexter, inscribed at the shoulder "BARRE F"; reverse flat, printed in brown "Patent/London".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lyons, Louis, Former Collection
1984-04-06
Inscription: 
BARRE F
Inscription
inscribed at the shoulder
Patent/London
Trademark
Printed on reverse in brown