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Paperweight with butterfly

Object Number: 
1933.192
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Glass with Butterfly
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 2.2 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Colorless glass paperweight with butterfly preserved in domed compartment with metal frame atop a flat, square base.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group