Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.79
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Glass, silvering
Dimensions: 
: 1 x 4 x 2 3/4 in.; 2.54 x 10.16 x 6.985 cm
Description: 
The rectangular clear glass paperweight has a silver mirror on the bottom with a tin insert with a drawing of a wedge shaped skyscraper- not the Flatiron- Marked: Fire/ German American/ Insurance Company/ New York. Number two of two identical-see 2002.1.77.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group