Plate (Pope Leo XIII)
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/4 x 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (3.2 x 25.1 x 25.1 cm) (show scale)
Molded under bust: "POPE LEO XIII"
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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.
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)
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