Footed Plaque with Sulphide of a Woman

Object Name: 
Footed Plaque with Sulphide of a Woman

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Object Name: 
Footed Plaque with Sulphide of a Woman
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 9.6 cm, W: 8.8 cm
Not on Display
about 1820-1830
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment Fund
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; encased, cut, molded sulphide. Tall, flat slab, top cut in a pointed arch in the center, and two half pointed-arches at the sides; sides with cut oval chambers; back side with vertical grooves at the top, horizontal grooves at the side, and wide horizontal grooves on the back; enclosing a molded sulphide full-length figure of a woman in classical dress, holding a male mask on her right shoulder; reverse plain; mounted vertically on a rectangular foot with rounded corners, bottom with a cut star of radial grooves.
Lyons, Louis, Source