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Paperweight

Object Number: 
1965.453
Date: 
1852-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink and pencil: on paper label affixed to base: "98 / Am"
Description: 
Lead glass paperweight of flattened spherical shape enclosing cross composed of mulberry-colored petals around a brilliant turquoise center; pale, saucer-shaped latticinio ground with open center, deep basal concavity, and pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group