Plaque with Sulphide of Man in Military Uniform

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Man in Military Uniform

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Man in Military Uniform
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.368
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.6 cm, W: 7.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jokelson
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cut; molded, encased sulphide; stamped, gilt metal. Flat, circular shape, face slightly convex, back flat; enclosing a molded white sulphide of a man in military uniform, facing sinister; reverse impressed "A L'ESCALIER/DE CRISTAL/A PARIS."; fitted in a stamped gilt metal frame, with stylized foliate border on the front and back, and with reeded rim; post and loose ring for hanging.
Provenance: 
Jokelson, Mrs. Paul, Source