Plaque with Sulphide of Man in Military Dress

Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Man in Military Dress

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Sulphide of Man in Military Dress
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 13.2 cm, W: 9.1 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, cast metal mount. Flat, square shape, with projecting ovals at the corners; faces polished flat; obverse with a raised rectangular field outlined with bands of three cut lines; sides beveled; ovals with fine radial lines cut on top; reverse with four grooves delineating a rectangular panel; a rectangular projection at the top, with metal sleeve ending in formal flowers on the faces, leaves on top, with a bulbous, pierced post holding a loose metal ring for hanging; enclosing a molded sulphide portrait, turned toward dexter, wearing a military uniform, including two orders; reverse flat.
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
Lyons, Louis, Source