Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.4
Date: 
1890-1910
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 3 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 7.9 cm )
Description: 
Half-spherical clear glass paperweight with internal white glass inscription that reads: The American Fire/ AD 1810/ Philadelphia; with a central figure of an eagle gripping a flag in its talons on the top of a globe. Very rough pontil mark on bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group