Vase with Sulphide of Male Portrait Bust

Object Name: 
Vase with Sulphide of Male Portrait Bust

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Object Name: 
Vase with Sulphide of Male Portrait Bust
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.2.74
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.9 cm, Diam (max): 8.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1875
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jokelson
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut; molded, encased sulphide. Ovoid shape, with polished, flat rim; molded white sulphide encased in the side, a male portrait bust, facing dexter, wearing a heavy, soft coat and ruffled stock; raised inscription "J. MOORE SC." on the shoulder; conical foot; polished flat on the bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jokelson, Paul (d. 2002), Former Collection
1984-12-28
Jokelson, Mrs. Paul, Former Collection
1984-12-28
Color: 
Inscription: 
J. MOORE SC.
Inscription