Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.11
Date: 
1870-1880
Medium: 
Glass, paper, paint, cork
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 8.6 x 7.9 cm )
Description: 
Hollow clear glass globe with a glass pedestal, with a cork stopper in the bottom. Pedestal painted gold with black lettering reading: Sugar Coated Pills/ Manuf'd by Wm. R. Warner & c./ Phila--/; Paper on bottom damaged/ inscribed: Pill Globe Sample Bottle, Patented Washington, March 28, 1871. Filled with red and white round pills.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group