Paperweight with Sulphide of Chateaubriand

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Chateaubriand

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Chateaubriand
Accession Number: 
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment Fund
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, white sulphide; encased, molded sulphide. Domed, circular form, enclosing a molded sulphide bust-length portrait of a man (Chateaubriand ?), facing slightly to dexter; the reverse flat, inscribed faintly in red-orange script "50 m/m"; polished pontil mark.
Lyons, Louis, Source
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source