Obelisk with Sulphide Bust of a Man

Object Name: 
Obelisk with Sulphide Bust of a Man

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Object Name: 
Obelisk with Sulphide Bust of a Man
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 12.5 cm, W: 6.5 cm
On Display
about 1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clara S. Peck
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; encased, cut, molded sulphide. Tall, square obelisk, with four-sided pyramidal top; two incised lines at the bottom; on a stepped square plinth, with a ledge at the top and a wide, square, beveled foot; obelisk enclosing a molded sulphide three-dimensional bust of a man on a turned pedestal; flat base.
Lyons, Louis, Former Collection
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source