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Plate (Pope Leo XIII)

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca. 1893
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/4 x 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (3.2 x 25.1 x 25.1 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Molded under bust: "POPE LEO XIII"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Plate (Pope Leo XIII), ca. 1893. Glass, 1 1/4 x 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (3.2 x 25.1 x 25.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.192. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.192_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 40.192_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round frosted pressed glass plate with profile bust portrait of Pope Leo XIII in the center. Rim decorated with colorless reserved registers at the four cardinal points decorated with religious emblems, including (clockwise from top): papal crown, sword, bleeding heart, and papal staff and key. Beaded border fills rim between these registers.
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