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Paperweight: sulphide

Object Number: 
1965.175
Date: 
1845-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 1/8 in. ( 5.7 x 7.9 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper label affixed to base: "210"
Description: 
Lead glass paperweight of flattened spherical shape enclosing sulphide bust of Zachary Taylor on translucent green ground with millefiori border.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group