Plaque with Portrait of Prince Albert

Object Name: 
Plaque with Portrait of Prince Albert

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Portrait of Prince Albert
Accession Number: 
Overall D: 5.5 cm, Diam: 54.5 cm
Not on Display
about 1851
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Julius Tarshis
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent light brown glass; pressed, cut, acid-etched, polished, assembled, gilded. Circular shape with radiating cut stylized, fluted vegetal frame with petaled rim around circular plain disk with applied portrait bust of Prince Albert facing left. Two penetrations, one at 10:00 and the other at 2:00 for hanging. Some traces of gilding.
Tarshis, Dena K. (d. 2009), Source
Tarshis, Julius (d. 2006), Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 44 (2002) illustrated, p. 226, fig. 23; BIB# AI64571
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2001 (2002) illustrated, p. 17; BIB# AI93571