Footed Cross with Cameo Incrustation of the Madonna and Child

Object Name: 
Footed Cross with Cameo Incrustation of the Madonna and Child

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Object Name: 
Footed Cross with Cameo Incrustation of the Madonna and Child
Accession Number: 
2006.3.45
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 29.3 cm, Diam: 12.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Julius and Dena Tarshis
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; cased, applied, cameo incrustated ("sulphide"), cut and polished. Cut cross atop a flattened oval en-casing an opaque white sulphide of the Madonna and child atop a single large knop and a flat, circular foot with cut star in the bottom.
Provenance: 
Tarshis, Dena K. (d. 2009), Source
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860
Baccarat: Paperweights and Related Glass, 1820-1860 (1990) illustrated, #4; BIB# 33477