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Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.387
Date: 
1895-1930
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.
Description: 
This hexagonal metal paperweight is made of bundled steel cables with a solid base and top with knob. Around the top is engraved "Broderick & Bascom/ St. Louis, Mo." and on the base "Pat'd Dec. 10 '95".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group