Paperweight fragment: fruit

Object Number: 
1965.118
Date: 
1860-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 1.9 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, circular glass paperweight base, with fragment of blown glass fruit form embedded in top.
Gallery Label: 
Paperweights of this type were a specialty of the New England Glass Company (see "Glass Paperweights of the New-York Historical Society," p. 127).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group