Button with Male Portrait

Object Name: 
Button with Male Portrait

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Object Name: 
Button with Male Portrait
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.107 A
Dimensions: 
(A) D: 1.9 cm, (B) D: 1.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1825-1850
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment Fund
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, painted; impressed, polished. (A) Circular shape, in a conforming sheet metal collar, with metal back and solid loop; the glass convex on the front, flat on the back, with an impressed classical male head, facing dexter, filled with plaster (?); the background painted black. (B) Same form and construction, with an impressed male classical head, facing sinister, filled with plaster; the background painted blue and red.
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1984-04-06
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06