Paperweight with Sulphide of Athena

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Athena

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Athena
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.84
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.6 cm, Diam: 7.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Colorless, blue, green, white lead glass; paperweight, molded sulphide, millefiori. Domed, circular form, enclosing a molded sulphide head of Athena, a female figure wearing a helmet with the figure of an owl mounted above the ear; encircled by a ring of millefiori canes, alternately lime-green and blue; polished concave base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
1944-07-01
to
1983-05-20
Arthur Ackermann & Son, Inc., Former Collection
1944-07-01
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