This terra cotta clay paperweight has a shamrock on the top with the letters ASME in the leaves surrounded by the words "St. Louis, Mo./ May 1896". On the bottom in the center is a symbol with the words "American Society of Mechanical Engineers/ 12 W. 31 St. N.Y." and surrounding the symbol "St. Louis, Mo. / May 1896/ Washed Pot Clay/ Christy Fire Clay Co." With original red cardboard box and advertising insert discussing American Society of Mechanical Engineers 33rd annual convention in 1896 and the clay company products.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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