Paperweight with Sulphide of Napoleon III

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Napoleon III

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Napoleon III
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
56.3.111
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.7 cm, Diam: 7.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, pink, green lead glasses; paperweight, millefiori; encased, molded sulphide. Domed, circular form, enclosing a molded white bust of a man, facing sinister; encircled by a ring of canes, with large pink canes spaced by sets of four smaller green canes; polished, small concave base; inscribed "145" in white paint.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1956
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Former Collection
1956
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