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Flower-Poinsettia paperweight

Object Number: 
1965.288
Date: 
1845-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 5.4 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper label affixed to base: "65. / 411"
Description: 
Colorless lead glass paperweight in the form of a sphere with flat base; internal motif of poinsettia or dahlia-like flower with two layers of red petals, a coiled yellow center, and five green leaves and stem, all placed above a bold latticinio ground.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group