2 Portrait Plaques

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2 Portrait Plaques
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Average Plaque H: 15.7 cm, W: 11.3 cm
Not on Display
about 1895
Credit Line: 
Gift of Juliette K. Rakow in memory of Leonard S. Rakow
Primary Description: 
Two portrait plaques. Opalescent white, transparent brownish-amethyst lead glass; blown, overlaid, acid-etched, cameo-carved. Flat, oval shape; opalescent white on top of transparent amethyst; the white layer carved to create bust-length portraits, one of a man facing to left, and one of a woman facing right; signed in incised script at the lower right rim, "Geo. Woodall"; carved simple double-molded frame at the edge; the back polished flat.
Rakow Estate, Juliette K. (Mrs. Leonard S.) (d. 1992), Source