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Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.152
Date: 
ca. 1890-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
: 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.
Description: 
Clear glass paperweight with a white glass or enamel insert in the bottom that has a drawing of shoes and reads: The Heckel Pat. Turn Shank/ Gives comfort to the foot and retains stylish shape of shoe/ The Name/ "John Heckel"/ Stamped on every shank/ Beware of Imitations./ MFRD by John Heckel/ Rochester/ NY/ Patd May 23, 1893/ Shoes with Heckel's Pat. Shank/ Shoe without a Steel Shank. Two of two identical see 2002.1.64
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group