Sulphide Paperweight

Object Name: 
Sulphide Paperweight

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Object Name: 
Sulphide Paperweight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.2.37
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.5 cm, Diam: 6.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1820-1830
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment Fund
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; encased, cut, molded sulphide. Flat, circular shape, with cut raised circular panel on top; rounded edges with cut deep vertical grooves; base a raised, cut circle; enclosing a molded sulphide urn, with raised oval panels on the sides, and foliage below; flat reverse, impressed "Pellatt & Green,/Patentees, LONDON".
Provenance: 
Lyons, Louis, Former Collection
1984-04-06
Category: 
Inscription: 
Pellatt & Green / Patentees, LONDON
Inscription
Impressed On reverse