London, South Kensington
15 June 2000
A St. Louis sulphide weight
the sulphide depicting Napoleon III in profile to the right and named on the shoulder, set within a torsade of blue and white latticinio threads, mid 19th century (chips to base) -- 7.6cm. diam.
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For a similar sulphide weight with a red and white torsage, see Paul H. Dunlop, The Jokelson Collection of Antique Cameo Incrustation (1991), p. 79, no. 270.
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