Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Equestrian Figure

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Equestrian Figure
Accession Number: 
84.2.27
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.5 cm, W: 2.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment Fund
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, yellow stain, white sulphide; encased, cut, stained, molded sulphide. Flat, rectangular shape, face polished convex; sides polished flat; back polished flat; stained yellow on the back, sides, and around the sulphide; enclosing a molded sulphide plaque of rounded rectangular form, with relief molded equestrian figure, with a ribbon above inscribed "THE GLORIOUS MEMORY", letters stained yellow; a three-lobed shamrock below; reverse flat.
Provenance: 
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06
Sulphides at Corning (1985-86) p. 25, fig. 11; BIB# AI18172