Paperweight with Sulphide of John Quincy Adams

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of John Quincy Adams

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of John Quincy Adams
Accession Number: 
84.4.43
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1852-1860
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, white sulphide; encased, molded sulphide. Domed, circular form, enclosing a molded sulphide portrait of a man (John Quincy Adams), facing dexter, wearing a heavy coat; the reverse plain; polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06
Peck Endowment, Clara S., Source
1984-04-06
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show