Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.176
Date: 
1897
Medium: 
Marble, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 4 in. ( 1.9 x 14 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
This variegated marble paperweight has a metal plate on top with a bas-relief of New York City with the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty and is engraved: Presented by the Joint Commitee of Citizens,/ Merchants and Manufacturers of New York and Vicinity/ June 10, 1897/ From Mexico and the Central and South American Countries/ Souvenir to the Visiting Delegates.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group