Paperweight

Object Number: 
2002.1.2328
Date: 
1949
Medium: 
Metal, paper, plastic, glass
Dimensions: 
3/8 x 3 3/8 in. diameter
Description: 
This white disk has a calendar for the year 1949 in black encircling a drawing of a building in red labeled "The Manufacturing House of Artistic Marcassite Jewelry". Below the building in black "Gus MFG. Co./ 821-23 Carpenter St./ Phila. 4, Pa./ WA 2-0663". The reverse is a pocket or purse mirror.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group