Plaque with Sulphide of a Child

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of a Child

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of a Child
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 12.6 cm, W: 8.2 cm
On Display
about 1821-1840
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; encased, cut, molded sulphide, cast gilt metal mount. Flat, oval shape, with polished, slightly convex oval panel on the obverse; petal- shaped cut rim; cut rays on the back, alternately rounded and finely ribbed; enclosing a molded bust-length portrait of a child, facing sinister; inscribed "Brachard [?] F 1821" in script; flat on the reverse; cast gilt metal mount at top, formed of overlapping leaves with pendant flowers; turned post with band of beading, turned bulbous top, pierced, with a loose wire ring for hanging.
Peck, Clara S., Source
Lyons, Louis, Source