Overall: 8 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 22.2 x 7.3 cm )
handwritten in ink: on large rectangular paper label affixed to base: "Purchased in / Paris, France / by a prominent / Bostonian in / 1847" handwritten in ink: on various small paper labels affixed to base: "87", "L.40 / 3.78", "#2 / 5 C.D.E.", [etc.]
Colorless lead glass urn-shaped vase with opaque white overlay elaborately cut in flutes, punties, and hobnail diamonds; mounted on hexagonal spaced millefiori paperweight with one figure cane on an upset filigree ground.
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
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