Plaque with Sulphide of King George IV

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of King George IV

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of King George IV
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 15.3 cm, W: 12 cm
Not on Display
about 1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment Fund
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; encased, cut, molded sulphide, wire mounts. Rectangular shape, with polished convex obverse panel of rounded rectangular form, in an undulating cut "frame" with fan-cut rounded corners and with notched cutting on the reverse of the sides, with a rectangular projection at the top; a matte-ground rounded rectangular panel on the reverse; enclosing a large molded portrait of a man, facing sinister, wearing elaborate robes and the Order of the Garter; the reverse side with two large depressions; soldered wire frame clasping the corners, a triangular loop and loose ring for hanging at the top.
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
Lyons, Louis, Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show