Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.165
Date: 
1890-1910
Medium: 
Glass, silvering, paper
Dimensions: 
1 x 4 x 2 1/2 in.; 2.54 x 10.16 x 6.35 cm
Description: 
This rectangular clear glass paperweight has a silver mirror on the bottom with a paper insert with a central image of a steam driven vehicle that reads through the glass: If It Is Polish You/ Want, We Make It./ Dusquesne/ Unexcelled Metal Polish/ Manufactured By/ Dusquesne Polish Company,/ S.S.. Pittsburg, P.A./ For Brass, Copper, Nickel, Tin, Zinc,/ Plated Ware, or any other Metal/ susceptible to a brilliant finish.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group